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Lady Margaret House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3072 / 52°18'25"N

Longitude: 1.0263 / 1°1'34"E

OS Eastings: 606407

OS Northings: 271984

OS Grid: TM064719

Mapcode National: GBR TJM.89J

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.Q8XN

Entry Name: Lady Margaret House

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279510

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


2/54 Lady Margaret House
- II

House. Late C16, extended early C17, stack inserted later C17, altered C20.
Timber frame, plastered. Steeply pitched machine tiled roofs. Appears as 3
cell lobby entry range but originally probably 5 storeyed bays with smoke bay
to right, service and cross passage bays to left, parlour added to right with
2 bay kitchen/dairy wing to rear to form a T on plan. 2 storeys. Cross
passage entrance blocked, to right a C20 lobby entrance between hall and
parlour in a shallow porch; 1, 2 and 3-light leaded casements with hoodboards,
some early glass, boxed eaves. Axial ridge stack inserted in smoke bay
between hall and parlour. Right gable end exposed double purlins. Service
wing extends behind former passage and hall, left return internal kitchen
stack, entrance into dairy, mixed casements, C20 dormers, behind parlour a
shallow addition with a door and hipped roof. Interior: close studding with
chamfered mid-rails, hall has stop chamfered storey posts, axial binding beam
and fireplace bressumer, parlour and service wing have stop chamfered cross
axial binding beams. Queen post roof over original build, square-set
plates/purlins between straight posts and collars, longitudinal reverse
cranked braces, parlour and service wing roofs not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0640771984

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

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