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Gavelcroft, Holton

Description: Gavelcroft

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 281974

OS Grid Reference: TM3993877953
OS Grid Coordinates: 639938, 277953
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3471, 1.5214

Location: Bungay Road, Holton, Suffolk IP19 8LY

Locality: Holton
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP19 8LY

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Listing Text

TM 37 NE
5/15 Gavelcrofc


Farmhouse. C16 and C17 with later alterations. Timber-framed, with a late
C18 or early C19 red brick casing; plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attics. 3
windows, 4-light casements under flat brick arches. Asymmetrical doorway with
inset 6-panel raised and fielded door (the upper 2 panels glazed), panelled
reveals, wide architrave and cornice. 2 gabled dormers. Heavy internal stack
and gable end stacks. To the left is an early C18 Dutch gable end with pairs
of blocked segmental-arched windows at ground and first floor levels and a
brick band at attic level. The right hand gable end is in matching style but
was rebuilt c.1945. The earlier section of the house is to the left of the
stack, where the roof has clasped purlins and arched wind-bracing. The left
hand ground floor room has complete mid C18 panelling and a bolection-moulded
cornice; there is matching panelling to the gable end wall in the room above.
A little studding is visible on the first floor. Newel stairs.

Listing NGR: TM3993877953

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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