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Chapel Farmhouse, Gipping

Description: Chapel Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280525

OS Grid Reference: TM0715463591
OS Grid Coordinates: 607154, 263591
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2315, 1.0320

Location: Gipping, Suffolk IP14 4PT

Locality: Gipping
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4PT

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Listing Text

TM 06 SE

5/43 Chapel Farmhouse
- (formerly listed as Chapel
9/12/55 Farmhouse together with
GV II barn and dovecote)

Farmhouse, early or mid C16 with alterations of late C17 and later. 2
storeys, 4 windows. Timber-framed and plastered; most of the front elevation
is long-wall jettied at 1st floor level. Plaintiled roofs. An axial chimney
of red brick with sawtooth shaft, rebuilt in the C17 manner in 1967 as dated
on plinth. Various C19 and C20 casements. C19 gabled porch at lobby-entrance
position with 6-panelled inner door. The hall and parlour cells of a mid C16
house are at centre and right. The hall has some early C17 wainscotting with
a freize, and the C16 floor structure (believed to have moulded joists), has
ovolo-moulded plaster in the C17 manner. Good unmoulded framing exposed at
1st storey; the roof was rebuilt with attics, in mid C17. A cell to left was
formerly lower and was roofed until C17 as a cross-wing which originally
extended rearwards. The present rear service wing to right was added in mid
C17. A C20 rear slated lean-to extension.

Listing NGR: TM0715463591

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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