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Chart House and Adjoining Former Post Office and Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3025 / 52°18'9"N

Longitude: 1.042 / 1°2'31"E

OS Eastings: 607502

OS Northings: 271512

OS Grid: TM075715

Mapcode National: GBR TJN.L7W

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.0DQ7

Plus Code: 9F43823R+2R

Entry Name: Chart House and Adjoining Former Post Office and Shop

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279492

Location: Gislingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: 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

Tagged with: Post office

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/09/2015

TM 0771

Chart House and adjoining former post office and shop

(Formerly listed as Post Office, Shop and adjoining House, HIGH STREET (WEST SIDE))


House with attached former post office and shop. C16 or C17 origins, extended and largely rebuilt c.1840, altered C20. Timber frame, plastered in panels, some red brick. Shallow hipped slate roofs. 3 bay house with lower bay to right and 2 bays with shop to left. All 2 storeys. Ground floor: brick base, central entrance with a 2 arched panelled architraved door, shallow 'Doric' porch with a dentilled pedimental hood, fluted columns, single glazing bar sashes with a hoodmould to left. First floor 8:8 pane sashes, all in shallow reveals. Boxed eaves. 2 axial white brick stacks on rear slope to outer bays. Right bay is set back slightly with 2-light glazing bar casements, a red brick axial stack on rear slope. Set back to left is a former post office and shop, ground floor C20 projecting shopfront, first floor recessed fixed 9 pane window, extended to left with an entrance. To rear roofs continue over 1 storey and attic lean-to's, red brick faced to right. Interior: right hand bays have some early studding with a chamfered axial binding beam and stop chamfered joists, C19 staircase with moulded and swept handrail. First floor not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0750271512

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