Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1032484

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1988



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County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Hoxne

National Grid Reference: TM1719675286


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HOXNE SOUTH GREEN TM 17 NE 2/125 Gissings Farmhouse II Farmhouse. C16-C17, in 2 or possibly 3 phases, forming a single long range. Timber framed, all encased in colourwashed brick, dated on the front by an oval tablet inscribed 'T.M 1794'. Parapet gable to left. Concrete pantiles on roof. 2 storeys and attic. A range of 4 widely-spaced windows, old 3- light casements under segmental arches. To the left a lobby entrance: 4-panel door and gabled porch, the upper part with open timberwork and wavy bargeboards. To right a mid C20 door and bracketed lean-to hood. Internal stack with plain shaft; external stack set against rear wall. Internally much of the structure is papered over. Good C16 planked partition with moulded muntins, dividing hall from cross-passage. Adjacent service cross-partition removed. Plain but substantial joists in service cell, with evidence for a ladder stair. Ovolo bridging beam in parlour. Roof over parlour has clasped and butt purlins with cranked wind bracing. Over the hall and service cell there are diminished stepped butt purlins, a later C17 re-roofing. Beyond the original service cell the house has been extended by 2 bays, perhaps c.1700.

Listing NGR: TM1719675286


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Legacy System number: 281066

Legacy System: LBS

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