Description: Cherry Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279237
OS Grid Reference: TM1091652443
OS Grid Coordinates: 610916, 252443
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1300, 1.0801
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BAYLHAM LOWER STREET
TM 15 SW
3/44 Cherry Tree Cottage
House, formerly farmhouse known as Moat Farm. Early or mid C16 core, with
alterations of C17 and later. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and plastered. Roman
pantiled roof, formerly thatched (hipped at left-hand end). C17 axial and
gable chimneys of red brick; the gable chimney at the front central wing is
part of a brick gable which returns for a short way along the flank walls.
Some C18 or early C19 small-pane casements and some C20 casements. Hipped C20
plaintiled porch with boarded entrance aoor. To the left are two narrow cells
of C16 framing, one of which is a 2-bay hall with a broach-stopped chamfered
binding joist and plain common joists. A large chimney and 2 further cells
were added to right in C17, with exposed on-edge joists; the single-cell
extension at front is of similar date. A major fire in c.1970 destroyed the
Listing NGR: TM1091652443
Source: English Heritage
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