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Gable End the Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3394 / 52°20'21"N

Longitude: 0.9999 / 0°59'59"E

OS Eastings: 604462

OS Northings: 275496

OS Grid: TM044754

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.7M9

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.8GZG

Entry Name: Gable End the Gables

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260612

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440206

Location: Rickinghall Superior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Superior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/156 Gable End and The Gables
29.7.55 (formerly listed as Gable
End and Cottage adjoining
Gable End)
House, now 2 dwellings. Early to mid C16, extended and remodelled mid to late
C17, further extended and altered early C18, restored for the Suffolk
Buildings Preservation Trust 1973. Timber frame, plastered with renewed
panelled pargetting; some red brick additions. Steeply pitched plaintiled
roofs with pantiles to rear. Originally 3 or more storeyed bays with a 2 bay
parlour cross wing added to form a long 3 cell range with lobby and cross
entrances, stair bay and short service wing added to rear. 2 storeys and
attics. Triple gabled front. Ground floor: steps up to two 6 raised panelled
doors with shaped brackets to moulded hoods, 5 flush moulded frame 16 pane
sashes with hoodboards. First floor 5 flush moulded frame 3:6 pane sashes,
hoodboards to those under 3 gables which are of different sizes, cusped and
finialed bargeboards. C17 axial ridge stack towards right between hall and
parlour, rebuilt cap. Left gable end is early C18 Flemish bond red brick with
vitrified headers, plat band, moulded kneelers to shaped gable with lower
convex and upper concave curves with steps between, pedimental head with an
internal end stack. 2 bay return to right has 2 small C20 casements, rear
gable end C20 casements. Lower stair bay behind main stack has a shallower
pitch to gable. Main range to rear has some exposed C16 close studding with a
break towards service end. To rear left an C18 brick service bay, pantiled,
an extruded end stack with a rebuilt cap, inner segmental headed 3-light
casement. Interior: hall has an arched brace to a chamfered cross axial
binding beam, 1 removed, C16 large window sill, straight arched braces in
close studded walling, C17 fireplace; C17 parlour has through tension bracing
in frame, indented stop chamfered binding beams, an early C18 cyma moulded
cornice. Staircase has some reused early C18 turned balusters. First floor
hall chamber posts of rebated section, tie beam removed, edge halved scarf
joints in wallplates, a splayed scarf joint in front plate where it meets C17
build; 3 panelled door to attic with a C17 clasped purlin roof in cross wing.
The Gables not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0446275496

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

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