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Myrtle Cottage with Attached Shop and Former Smithy, Stonham Earl

Description: Myrtle Cottage with Attached Shop and Former Smithy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279331

OS Grid Reference: TM1180258964
OS Grid Coordinates: 611802, 258964
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1882, 1.0971

Location: A140, Stonham Earl, Suffolk IP14 5DW

Locality: Stonham Earl
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5DW

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Listing Text

TM 15 NW
5/82 Myrtle Cottage with
- attached shop and former
- II

House with attached disused shop and smithy. An oval cartouche at upper
storey has the plaster date 1745 with initials "C" above and "+M" below; this
is the probable construction date, but a cross-wing to left has many reused
C15 components. 2 storeys. Timber-framed and roughcast. Plaintiled roof;
the cross-wing is pantiled. Axial and end chimneys of red brick. C20 small-
pane casements. Boarded C19 entrance door at side. The main range has fully
exposed timber-framing of c.1745; the wing also has exposed framing, but has
massive reused unchamfered floor joists and principal posts and tie-beams,
etc, all of C15 workmanship. A fireplace has a very deep reused C16 cambered
lintel. The pantiled shop and smithy attached to left has a timber framed
core of c.1745 or perhaps earlier, but was remodelled in C19. The shop has a
C19 boarded entrance door and a small-paned shop window; this range was in
poor condition at date of survey.

Listing NGR: TM1180258964

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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