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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 23550 78296


WINGFIELD EARSHAM STREET TM 27 NW 5/154 Gables Farmhouse - (formerly listed as The Gables) 29.7.55 GV II

Farmhouse. C16 and early C17, in several phases. Timber framed and plastered with a roof of glazed black pantiles. 2 storeys. A main range with flanking cross-wings, the smaller cross-wing to the east being the earliest section; to the north of the central range a disused C17 porch with a jettied upper floor; a further C17 gabled addition to south. Late C19 and C20 casement windows with large panes. To south west of central range a red brick porch dated 1875; this has a 4-panelled door with 2-centre arched head. In the same position to the north a C19 6-panelled raised and fielded door. Rectangular axial stack above these doorways. Internally much of the structure has been exposed. In the west wing; where the timbers are still concealed, there are arched brick fireplaces on both floors. The east wing, perhaps early C16, has a former open truss with arched-braced cambered tie beam which once supported a queen-post roof; some good framing with reversed bracing and 2 diamond- mullioned windows.

Listing NGR: TM2355078296


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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: 14 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16626/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Tree. Source Historic England Archive
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