CHURCH COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352411
Date first listed:
09-May-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH COTTAGE, SCHOOL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH COTTAGE, SCHOOL ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Elmswell
National Grid Reference:
TL 98368 63683

Details

TL 96 SE ELMSWELL SCHOOL ROAD

5/33 Church Cottage -

-- II

House, mid C16. One storey and attics. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber- framed and plastered. Pantiled roof, once thatched: gabled C20 casement dormers. An axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C20 red brick. Mid C20 casements. A C16 ogee moulded mullioned window is exposed and glazed, and another of early C17 ovolo-mullioned type in the parlour. A C20 half-glazed panelled door on the garden side at cross-entry position. C20 gabled entrance porch at lobby-entrance position with panelled door. Interior: Typical modest but heavy mid C16 framing throughout. Unchamfered square-sectioned floor joists. A pair of 4-centred arched service room doorways (one restored). Clasped purlin roof; windbracing at gable only. Central over the hall is a heavy collarbeam truss, in place of a tie beam. Evidence for a timber-framed chimney on the site of the present one, which is of c.1600 with back-to-back lintelled fireplaces. Restored c.1980 after a period of dereliction, when the service cell was rebuilt and other alterations made.

Listing NGR: TL9836863683

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
281136
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/13905/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Wilfred N. Winder. Source Historic England Archive
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