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Cottage Homes, Elveden

Description: Cottage Homes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275761

OS Grid Reference: TL8208479933
OS Grid Coordinates: 582084, 279933
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3871, 0.6742

Location: London Road, Elveden, Suffolk IP24 3TH

Locality: Elveden
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP24 3TH

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Listing Text


2/20 Nos. 1-7(consec)
- (Cottage Homes)

- II

Terrace of almshouses, c.1900. In the Tudorbethan style. 1 storey; a central
raised block has an attic above. A long symmetrical range with short cross-
wings at either end. Red brick with decorative half-timbering and plaster
infill to the gables. Plaintiled roofs, the bargeboards and collars set
forward on corbels and with drop-finials at the apex. Central clusters of 2,3
and 4 octagonal chimneys of red brick in the Elizabethan style. Mullioned
casement windows with leaded lights; some are transomed and have gablets above,
the centre block has an oriel lighting the attic. Most entrance doorways have
4-centred arched heads with hoodmoulds, and recessed boarded doors; the end
blocks have gabled timber porches at the re-entrant angle.

Listing NGR: TL8208479933

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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