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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1033183



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Finningham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279457

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FINNINGHAM CHURCH LANE (SOUTH SIDE) TM 0669 Walnut Tree Cottage 7/1 29.7.55


House, latterly 4 dwellings. Early C16, floor and stack inserted and extended late C17, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof with secondary hips. Originally a small 2 bay open hall with a storeyed lower bay, extended to left with stack and parlour. 1 storey and attic. Original entrance to right of centre now blocked, a boarded door into upper bay of hall, C20 2-light lattice leaded casements, 3 eyebrow thatched dormers, ridge stacks in original cross passage to right of centre and to left of original upper end, rebuilt caps. Left end hipped over a small C18 extension, later lean-to outshuts on both ends. Interior: ground floor framing altered, an original window sill in service end, stop chamfered axial binding beam to inserted hall floor, parlour has stop chamfered jowled storey posts, cross axial binding beam, ogee and bar stop chamfered fireplace bressumers, left end wall through tension bracing. First floor arched braces to cambered tie beams, double arched braces in former open truss, the outer brace cranked, arched braces in walling, remains of a 6-light diamond mullioned hall window in original upper bay, diamond mullioned window openings in solar, edge halved scarf joints in wall plates, roof retains some early rafters and collars with mortices for crown posts, smoke blackening.

Listing NGR: TM0660869434

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National Grid Reference: TM 06608 69434


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