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Ancient Houses, Kersey

Description: Ancient Houses

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276615

OS Grid Reference: TL9997844258
OS Grid Coordinates: 599978, 244258
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0606, 0.9157

Location: The Street, Kersey, Suffolk IP7 6EA

Locality: Kersey
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 6EA

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Listing Text

(west side)
Ancient Houses
Nos 1 to 4
(formerly listed as
house adjoining
Ancient Cottages
and opposite the
post office)
TL 9944 57/468 23.1.58
This property with the cottages adjoining on the north are now converted
into flats and are known as Ancient Houses, Nos 1 to 4.
A C16 timberframed and plastered building with a tiled roof and ridge
chimney stack. Two storeys. The upper storey is jettied on the whole
front on exposed joists and curved brackets with shafts. All the timber-framing
is exposed on the front. The upper storey has 3 window range of casements.
Two of them are 4-light shallow oriels with the remains of moulded sills
and frames. The ground storey has a shallow 6-light bar and transom
bay with a deep brick plinth with moulded string courses. The doorway
is approached by a flight of steps from the pavement.

Listing NGR: TL9997844258

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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