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Oak House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gislingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3057 / 52°18'20"N

Longitude: 1.0386 / 1°2'18"E

OS Eastings: 607255

OS Northings: 271858

OS Grid: TM072718

Mapcode National: GBR TJM.KD7

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.Y9FS

Entry Name: Oak House

Listing Date: 14 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352085

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279506

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

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Listing Text

TM 0771
6/50 Oak House
- II

House. Mid C17, altered late C19. Timber frame, plastered and roughcast.
Steeply pitched plaintiled roofs with slate on service range. 3 cell main
range with cross gabled parlour extending to rear to form an L on plan;
originally detached 3 bay service range now linked at right angles to front
left. 2 storeys and attics. Parlour to right projects very slightly to
front, facade divided by C19 plaster panels and storey band, original entrance
blocked. 3-light leaded casements, transomed to ground floor right, all with
simple plaster architraves. Offset brick plinth. Boxed eaves. Parlour has
C19 consoles to wall plates, 2 lights in attic, over hall a 3-light gabled
dormer. Axial ridge stack between hall and parlour has cornice to foot, 3
diagonally set shafts with an extra shaft added to left in C19. Left gable
end; exposed side purlins. Right return has leaded casements in rear bay,
moulded cornice band, an inserted stack in rear bay. To rear similar
casements, some lattice lights to parlour, behind main stack is a C19 lean-to
entrance porch with steps up to a recessed part glazed and part raised fielded
6 panelled door, raised panelled reveals, doorcase with fluted pilasters and
lintel with roundels at angles, projecting mutule blocked hood. An inserted
stack to rear of service bay in main range. A boarded link from main range
with coving to upper storey to 2 storey C17 service range to left, largely
rebuilt and reroofed in C19. Inner elevation has an architraved boarded door
towards main range, 3-light glazing bar casements, boxed eaves, a C19 internal
stack at front end with red and white brick shafts, shallow pitch to roof. To
rear a slate roofed lean-to outshut, above a blocked hatch opening. Interior:
frame largely concealed, hall has crossed chamfered binding beams, parlour
'wing' was originally 2 rooms with stop chamfered binding beams. Upper
storeys not inspected. Service range has some early framing, jowled posts,
stop chamfered cross axial binding beams.

Listing NGR: TM0725571858

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