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Ford Cottage, Dalham

Description: Ford Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275592

OS Grid Reference: TL7228761699
OS Grid Coordinates: 572287, 261699
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2265, 0.5211

Location: B1085, Dalham, Suffolk CB8 8TF

Locality: Dalham
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8TF

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Listing Text


6/32 Ford Cottage
7.5.54 (Formerly listed
as Sycamore Cottage
and Cottage adjoining
Sycamore Cottage)


House. Mid or late C16, extended on right hand side C18 in 2
stages One-and-a-half storeys and attics. Timber-framed and
rendered. Thatched roof with eyebrow casement dormers; axial and
gable chimneys of red brick. The axial chimney C16 with, at the
front, a circular flue on an octagonal base, the flue having
carved bricks forming a diaper-work pattern. A pair of C17
flattened hexagonal flues probably replace a second circular
flue. C20 small-pane casements and boarded entrance door. The
C16 timber-framing is of good quality, with clasped-purlin roof,
close-studding and evidence for unglazed windows. The house may
originally have had 3 cells, the 3rd cell being demolished and
rebuilt when the house was divided into cottages in C18.

Listing NGR: TL7228761699

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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