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Gothic House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0579 / 52°3'28"N

Longitude: 1.1791 / 1°10'44"E

OS Eastings: 618043

OS Northings: 244720

OS Grid: TM180447

Mapcode National: GBR VP1.YS5

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.DJ7R

Plus Code: 9F43355H+5M

Entry Name: Gothic House

Listing Date: 15 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428461

Location: Alexandra, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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No 5 (Gothic House)
TM 14 SE 12/404


Villa. 1851-7 by Henry Ringham possibly to the design of J Phipson, architect.
Timber framed in Tudor-bethan style reusing old materials and copying details
from Tudor buildings in Ipswich. 2 1/2 storeys. Fenestration 1:1 with projecting
gabled bay with entrance in corner. Tiled roof with enriched bargeboard, drooping
finials and multi-form brick stack on rear gable. Flint cobble ground floor with
half-timbered 1st floor with stucco panels: fleur-de-lis pargetting in gable.
Richly carved corner-posts with lion brackets (copied from those on the Ancient
House, Ipswich) carry enriched bressummer with date 1634 of jetty. Transom and
mullion windows with leaded lights and oriels to front and side gables (copied from
the Neptune, Fore Street Ipswich), Entrance porch with pent roof and five-centred
arched opening. One-piece panelled door decorated with raised and fielded lozenges.
Rear door with intricately carved panels, probably sample specimens from the 1844
Rouse of Lords competition.

Listing NGR: TM1804344720

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