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130, the Street, Capel St Mary

Description: 130, the Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278833

OS Grid Reference: TM0864438244
OS Grid Coordinates: 608644, 238244
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0034, 1.0383

Location: The Street, Capel St Mary, Suffolk IP9 2EH

Locality: Capel St Mary
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 2EH

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Listing Text

No. 130


Cottage. C15/C16 or earlier with later alterations and additions. Timber framed
and plastered. Red plain tiled roof. Central red brick chimney stack. One
storey and attics with 2 gabled dormers. 2 window range of 3-light leaded
casements, board shutters. Central C20 vertically boarded door. Rear
extension. Internally much of the frame is exposed with heavy wall studs and
storey posts, inserted ceilings with stop chamfered bridging joists. Central
inserted chimney stack with blocked fireplaces, one face with mantel beam
exposed, the blocked bake oven is visible in the original rear wall of the
cottage. The remains of a sawn-off arched brace visible in the rear wall storey
post, the matching brace now hidden by a cupboard, the feature suggests that the
original medieval tie beam, supported by these braces was removed, possibly when
the chimney was inserted C16/C17. The front wall has moved outwards and has been
stabilized by timber and iron ties to the top plate, and hanging knees to the
ground floor ceiling. Roof timbers boarded in. Old pargetting to rear wall, now
inner wall of kitchen extension.

Listing NGR: TM0864238244

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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