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Foundation House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3049 / 52°18'17"N

Longitude: 1.0406 / 1°2'26"E

OS Eastings: 607398

OS Northings: 271769

OS Grid: TM073717

Mapcode National: GBR TJM.KWX

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.0B0F

Entry Name: Foundation House

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279498

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
6/42 Foundation House

School room and master's house, now a house. Mid C17, altered and extended
early C19. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof, pantiles on additions. 3
bays, lobby entrance with end stack. 2 storeys and attic. Ground floor:
plinth, to right a C19 part glazed and part raised 6 panelled door in a
bargeboarded gabled porch, two 16-pane architraved sashes with hood moulds.
First floor two 4:8 pane architraved sashes and an architraved dummy window
over entrance. Internal stack at right end, rebuilt cap. Gable end attic 2-
light casements. To rear a boarded door and an architraved door, mixed
casements, on first floor a slightly projecting original ovolo mullioned 4-
light window, 3 lattice leaded lights, 1 metal frame opening light. Attached
to right end a 1 bay 1 storey C19 service addition, a 2-light casement with
hood mould, further right a lower brick outbuilding. Interior: ground floor
was school room, exposed studding, crossed ogee stop chamfered binding beams,
lightly chamfered joists and mid-rail, 2 and 3-light ovolo mullioned window
openings, early C19 stair in front of stack. First floor was master's rooms,
straight arched bracing in walls, 3 and 4-light ovolo mullioned window
openings with some intermediate small diamond mullions, collars and halved
principals clasp purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0739871769

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

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