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Tower Cottage, Coddenham

Description: Tower Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279292

OS Grid Reference: TM1217753083
OS Grid Coordinates: 612177, 253083
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1353, 1.0989

Location: Coddenham, Suffolk IP6 0PR

Locality: Coddenham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 0PR

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
7/43 Tower Cottage
- II

A folly cottage on the Shrubland Estate. 1857 as on painted plaques in blind
window openings. For Sir W.F. Middleton, Bart. A 3-storey tower of
pentagonal plan. Mainly of flint rubble with dressings of gault brick. Flat
roof with embattled parapets of gault brick. Bands of brick at each floor
level. Windows with semicircular heads; small pane sashes, the upper sashes
rising into the head with intersecting glazing bars. At the 3rd storey, the
windows are smaller and in pairs. Some windows are renewed with C20 small-
pane casements. Boarded entrance doors at ground and 1st storey; the latter
is approached by an external stair with flint and brick balustrading, and
above the doorway is a carved limestone plaque bearing the Middleton
achievement. A stair-turret rises full-height to give access to the roof.

Listing NGR: TM1217753083

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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