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Description: St Ambrose Cottage
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279345
OS Grid Reference: TM0965758096
OS Grid Coordinates: 609657, 258096
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1813, 1.0652
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EARL STONHAM FEN LANE
TM 05 NE
4/96 St. Ambrose Cottage
House, c.1600. 3-cell cross-passage entrance plan. 2 storeys. Timber-framed
and plastered. Thatched roof with axial C17/C18 chimney of red brick. C20
casements with leaded glazing; in the parlour to left is a thatched-roofed
square bay window. Two C19 boarded entrance doors, each with a thatched open
C20 porch on posts. Good exposed framing throughout: chamfered floor-joists,
and in the parlour closely-spaced studding. One mullioned window with roll-
and-cavetto mullions, another with ovolo-mouldings. Back-to-back open
lintelled fireplaces; alterations in this area suggest an original chimney of
earlier form. In the hall there survives the top rail from a plank-and-muntin
cross-passage screen. Wind-braced clasped-purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TM0965758096
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Source: English Heritage
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