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Ancient Houses, Kersey

Description: Ancient Houses

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 January 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 276616

OS Grid Reference: TL9998044252
OS Grid Coordinates: 599980, 244252
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0605, 0.9158

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
Ancient Cottages)
TL 9944 57/469 23.1.58
This property with the house adjoining on the south are now converted
into flats and are known as Ancient Houses Nos 1 to 4.
A C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered building with a tiled roof. Two
storeys. The predominant features are the 2 two-storeyed bays which
project on the front with boldly moulded brick plinths and rising above
the eaves level to gables with carved bargeboards. The ground storey
has 7-light bar and transom bays with lattice leaded lights and the remains
of moulded sills and frames. The upper windows are later casements on
moulded bressumers. The remainder of the front has exposed timber-framing
and small casement windows with some blocked original window. The doorways
are approached by flights of steps from the pavement.

Listing NGR: TL9998044252

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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