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Oak Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3052 / 52°18'18"N

Longitude: 1.0403 / 1°2'25"E

OS Eastings: 607375

OS Northings: 271805

OS Grid: TM073718

Mapcode National: GBR TJM.KTL

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.ZBB5

Entry Name: Oak Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279504

Location: Gislingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Gislingham

Built-Up Area: Gislingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Gislingham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0771
6/48 Oak Farm Cottage (formerly
29.7.55 listed as Oak Farmhouse)


Former unit house or service range to The Old Guildhall (q.v.), now a house.
C16, stack inserted and part rebuilt C17, extended C19, altered C20. Timber
frame, plastered. Thatched roof. Some flint and brick in addition with slate
roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys. Gable end to road has ground floor brick casing
with a C20 3-light lattice leaded casement, first floor dual 2-light leaded
casements, hoodboards, elaborately cusped and waved finialed C19 bargeboards.
Right return has scattered 2 and 3-light casements, some early leaded lights,
ridge stack to rear of centre, cap rebuilt. To left is C19 bay, C20 entrance
with a bracketed hood, leaded 3-light casements, coving to oversailing timber
framed upper storey. Boxed eaves. Internal end stack. Behind addition a C19
brick and pantiled lean-to outshut from main range. Interior: original
entrances were to rear and to left side of front bay, stop chamfered cross
axial binding beams, chamfered jowled storey posts, rear bay largely rebuilt
following a fire in late C17. First floor close studding with straight arched
braces in walls, edge halved scarf joints in wall plates. Simple collar
rafter roof with inserted side purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0737571805

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