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Ringshall House, Ringshall

Description: Ringshall House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279936

OS Grid Reference: TM0530950874
OS Grid Coordinates: 605309, 250874
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1180, 0.9974

Location: Offton Road, Ringshall, Suffolk IP14 2JD

Locality: Ringshall
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 2JD

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Listing Text


1226/6/161 Ringshall House

09.12.1955 II

Farmhouse, c1620-1630, with major mid C19 remodelling. 2-celllobby-entrance plan with original rear service wing. 2 storeys and attics. Timber-framed, encased in mid C19 gault brick. Plain tiled roof with axial C17 chimney of red brick. Mid C19 sashes with stone lintels and large panes. C19 entrance porch of 2 storeys, flat roofed with parapets; the corner pilasters continue up the parapets as piers, with copings and ball finials of limestone. Entrance doorway with sunk pilasters; mid C20 door with 6 fielded panels. The rear wing is of one storey with attics; encased in mid C20 red brick. Gable tie-beam at either end of front range have a frieze of carved fishes. The parlour to right has a good plaster ceiling of c1620: the beams and cornice have sunk spandrels with vine-scroll and in each quadrant of ceiling are fleurs-de-lys. The chamber above has similar fleurs-de-lys and plainer mouldings to the beams. An altered dog-leg staircase has fretted splat balusters and square newels with crude interlace carving. Close-studding and 2-tier butt-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0530950874

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Source: English Heritage

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