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Princes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3045 / 52°18'16"N

Longitude: 1.0426 / 1°2'33"E

OS Eastings: 607535

OS Northings: 271730

OS Grid: TM075717

Mapcode National: GBR TJN.DFS

Mapcode Global: VHL9L.1B1R

Plus Code: 9F43823V+Q2

Entry Name: Princes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279487

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

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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TM 0771
6/31 Princes Farmhouse
- II

House, latterly 2 dwellings. C15, floor inserted and extended mid to late
C16; raised, altered and extended mid C18, altered C20. Timber frame,
plastered. Steeply pitched plaintiled and pantiled roofs. Originally a 2 bay
open hall with a storeyed lower bay, stack and parlour added at upper end to
form a 3 cell cross passage plan, C18 dairy added to rear. Early bays raised
to uniform 2 storeys and attic. C16 addition is to right with a C19 lobby
entrance, half glazed, half panelled door. Hall bay has 3-light casements,
C20 lattice leaded on ground floor, glazing bars on first floor, service end
C20 lean-to outshut. Axial ridge stack to right of centre. Gable end 2 and
3-light glazing bar casements. To rear to left of centre a low 2 bay dairy,
red brick gable end with internal stack, tumbled-in brickwork, to left a small
C19 brick outshut with dentilled eaves, to right a C19 external stack, C20
lean-to outhut. Interior: early bays have full height studding, solar end
large arched bracing, original wall plates with long edge halved scarf joints,
parts of large 6-light diamond mullioned hall windows, 3-light diamond
mullioned service windows, stairs inserted at lower end of hall with stop
chamfered axial binding beam and joists. Parlour has close studding with mid-
rail, stop chamfered axial binding beam, joists and mid-rail, lobby entrance
replacing a 3-light ovolo mullioned window, chamfered jambs to fireplace.
Parlour chamber has arched bracing halved outside studs, stop chamfered cross
axial binding beam, 4-centred chamfered gauged brick fireplace arch, 4 light
window openings. In stack bay 3-light cavetto and 2-light ovolo mullioned
windows, intermediate small diamond mullions. Parlour roof lower butt and
upper clasped purlins with arched windbraces, C18 roof over early bays has
collars, side purlins.

Listing NGR: TM0753571730

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