British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

East Gables, Framlingham

Description: East Gables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 286359

OS Grid Reference: TM2871163498
OS Grid Coordinates: 628711, 263498
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2222, 1.3471

Location: Double Street, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 9BN

Locality: Framlingham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 9BN

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Framlingham, Suffolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text


4/81 No.42 (East Gables)


House. Mid C19 face to C16 and C17 core. One storey and attic to main
range, 2 storeys and attic to cross-wing. Timber-framed; faced in white
brick; roofs part pantiles, part plaintiles. 2 gabled dormers. Fluted barge-
boards to gables and dormers. Sash windows with a single vertical bar to
whole ground storey, and to upper storey of gable; moulded wedge lintels. A
4-panelled entrance door with sunk panels. Much framing exposed inside: plain
ceiling joists set flat. The main range is in 2 sections, the bay on the
extreme left being a slightly later extension in similar style. The roof,
exposed on the upper storey, has clasped side purlins and cranked windbraces.
The frame has been cut back on the south, and the missing part replaced by the
present early C17 3-bay cross-wing, which has plain framing, exposed on the
upper storey. On the upper side wall, facing southwards down the street,
evidence of an original mullion-and-transome window with short side-lights:
the ovolo-moulded transome is reused in an attic partition. Roof in 3 bays,
corresponding to wall-bays: one row of butt purlins and one of clasped
purlins; windbraces; assembly-marks on the main timbers. The chimney-stack,
between the 2 ranges, has one Adam-style fireplace.

Listing NGR: TM2871163498

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.