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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 07535 71730


GISLINGHAM HIGH STREET (EAST SIDE) TM 0771 6/31 Princes Farmhouse - - II

House, latterly 2 dwellings. C15, floor inserted and extended mid to late C16; raised, altered and extended mid C18, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched plaintiled and pantiled roofs. Originally a 2 bay open hall with a storeyed lower bay, stack and parlour added at upper end to form a 3 cell cross passage plan, C18 dairy added to rear. Early bays raised to uniform 2 storeys and attic. C16 addition is to right with a C19 lobby entrance, half glazed, half panelled door. Hall bay has 3-light casements, C20 lattice leaded on ground floor, glazing bars on first floor, service end C20 lean-to outshut. Axial ridge stack to right of centre. Gable end 2 and 3-light glazing bar casements. To rear to left of centre a low 2 bay dairy, red brick gable end with internal stack, tumbled-in brickwork, to left a small C19 brick outshut with dentilled eaves, to right a C19 external stack, C20 lean-to outhut. Interior: early bays have full height studding, solar end large arched bracing, original wall plates with long edge halved scarf joints, parts of large 6-light diamond mullioned hall windows, 3-light diamond mullioned service windows, stairs inserted at lower end of hall with stop chamfered axial binding beam and joists. Parlour has close studding with mid- rail, stop chamfered axial binding beam, joists and mid-rail, lobby entrance replacing a 3-light ovolo mullioned window, chamfered jambs to fireplace. Parlour chamber has arched bracing halved outside studs, stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, 4-centred chamfered gauged brick fireplace arch, 4 light window openings. In stack bay 3-light cavetto and 2-light ovolo mullioned windows, intermediate small diamond mullions. Parlour roof lower butt and upper clasped purlins with arched windbraces, C18 roof over early bays has collars, side purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0753571730


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08027/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger G. Goodchild. Source Historic England Archive
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