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Gissings Farmhouse, Fressingfield

Description: Gissings Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279986

OS Grid Reference: TM2903977242
OS Grid Coordinates: 629039, 277242
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3454, 1.3612

Location: Fressingfield, Suffolk IP21 5SH

Locality: Fressingfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5SH

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Listing Text

TM 27 NE
6/37 Gissings Farmhouse
-- II

Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17, probably in 2 phases, forming a single long
range. C19 alterations. Timber framed, with a C19 white brick facade with 3
pilaster strips; whitewashed brick to right gable end, the remainder
plastered. Roof of mid C20 plaintiles. 2 storeys and attic. 4 windows,
mullion and transom casements, probably of C19 date; flat brick arches. Lobby
entrance with C19 6-panel raised and fielded door, the upper 2 panels glazed.
One small segmental-headed dormer. A heavy internal stack over the doorway
and a small stack between the hall and service rooms. At the rear there are 2
incomplete original windows with ovolo-moulded frames, one with the remains of
mullions; another window, which seems to be secondary, has chamfered mullions.
Inside the house most of the timbers are concealed. An original ovolo-moulded
external doorway survives in the rear wall.

Listing NGR: TM2903977242

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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