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Cat House, Woolverstone

Description: Cat House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 277328

OS Grid Reference: TM1951538988
OS Grid Coordinates: 619515, 238988
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0059, 1.1969

Location: Woolverstone, Suffolk IP9 1AU

Locality: Woolverstone
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 1AU

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Listing Text

7/49 Cat House
- II
Eyecatcher and house. 1793 with later alterations and additions. Red brick
in Flemish bond. Slate roof. Gothick style. Front is segment-arched on plan.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Canted porch on slender cast iron columns containing studded
door under segmental brick arch with inserted hoodmould. Casement windows with
pointed heads and cusped Y-tracery. Tiny cusped lights flanking porch. Segment
arched first floor casement windows with pointed lights. North gable end is
embattled and has a large 4-light window with intersecting tracery of c.1985
replacing former mock window with pointed tracery. Rear has similar fene-
stration to front. Entrance to extension of c.1985 to south gable end. Central
stack. Said to have been used to guide smugglers. B Jones Follies and Grottos.

Listing NGR: TM1951538988

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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