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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

ID on this website: 101237238

Location: California, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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TM 14 SE

No 5 (Gothic House)


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. Two and a half 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 first 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 House of Lords competition.

Listing NGR: TM1804344720

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