Description: Ivy Cottage
Date Listed: 3 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 248872
OS Grid Reference: SU6577794193
OS Grid Coordinates: 465777, 194193
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6427, -1.0508
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BRIGHTWELL BALDWIN UPPERTON
15/27 Ivy Cottage
House. Late medieval. Cruck-framed, with part of cruck-blades and tie beam
exposed on left side wall; chalk rubble with brick dressings left bay, C18
stretcher bond brick centre bay, and brick, chalk and flint rubble right bay.
Gabled and hard-hipped old tile roof; brick ridge stack. 4-unit, now 3-unit plan
with central hall. 2 storeys; 3-window range. Timber lintels over two C20 doors
and C20 casements. Interior: chamfered and stopped beams to left. 3 full crucks
with trenched through purlins survive from original 4-bay house, with smoke
blackened beams in hall (central room in present 3-bay house). Bay to right
collapsed in C20. An interesting survival of a small late medieval hall house.
Listing NGR: SU6577794193
Source: English Heritage
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