Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1036978

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1993



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County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Wattisham

National Grid Reference: TM 00360 51136


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WATTISHAM WATTISHAM STONE TM 05 SW 34/10002 Cottage Farm Cottage - II Small house. Circa early-mid C16, remodelled circa C17 and altered in C19. Plastered timber frame partly brick faced and whitewashed. Steeply pitched corrugated iron sheet roof with gabled ends. Brick gable end stacks. Plan: 2-room; larger left-hand (W) room heated from large gable end fireplace; right-hand (E) room divided axially with service room at front with later brick stack with oven on gable end and staircase and small unheated service room at back. Originally the left hand (W) room was an open hall, heated from an open-hearth fire, and the high end right-hand room had a solar above. In circa C17 a gable-end stack and floor were inserted into the hall; a putative low end would have been demolished in the C17 or in the C19 when the high right hand room was partitioned. Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 2-window south front. C20 top-hung windows. C20 wooden porch to right of centre. A 2 and 3-light casement on rear wall. Small casement in west gable end and larger casement in east gable. Interior: Left-hand room (hall) has chamfered cross-beam with straight-cut stops, chamfered beam in partition and large brick fireplace with chamfered timber lintel. Right-hand room has chamfered axial beam, broad unchamfered joists and C19 brick fireplace with oven. The back of the right-hand room is partitioned off for small unheated service room and stairs. Plank doors internally. Full-height timber-frame partition between hall and high end. Smoke-blackened chamfered tie-beam on chamfered posts with curved braces. Exposed wall-plates and some exposed wall-framing.

Listing NGR: TM0036051136


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Legacy System number: 277197

Legacy System: LBS

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