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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2977 / 52°17'51"N

Longitude: 1.0273 / 1°1'38"E

OS Eastings: 606520

OS Northings: 270934

OS Grid: TM065709

Mapcode National: GBR TJM.VZH

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.RHFY

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279521

Location: Gislingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: 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 07 SE
2/65 Orchard Cottage
- II

Shown on OS Map as Back Street. House. Mid C16, stack inserted C17, reduced in
size and altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched
machine tiled roof. 4 bays: storeyed hall with upper smoke bay to left,
service and parlour ends removed. 2 storeys and attic. C20 lattice leaded 2
and 3-light casements and double doors, C20 stained glass in left or smoke bay
into which a C17 axial ridge stack was inserted, 3 conjoined hexagonal shafts.
Left gable end has C20 stained glass in former first floor fireplace. Right
gable end has 2 lattice lights on ground floor with 4 centred arched heads of
original service doorways, exposed C19 purlins. To rear right a 1 storey and
attic C19 backhouse with an external end stack, C20 flat roofed addition to
far right. To rear left an entrance in a C20 glazed gabled porch, above a
fixed 6-light metal window. Interior: frame partially altered and concealed,
close studding, ground floor stop chamfered jowled storey posts with original
small arched braces to 2 stop chamfered cross axial binding beams, chamfered 4
centred arched adjacent service doorways at lower end. First floor reverse
curved arched braces in walling, some C17 panelling, side purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TM0652070934

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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