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Walnut Tree Cottage, Finningham

Description: Walnut Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279457

OS Grid Reference: TM0660869434
OS Grid Coordinates: 606608, 269434
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2842, 1.0276

Location: Church Lane, Finningham, Suffolk IP14 4JB

Locality: Finningham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4JB

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Listing Text

TM 0669
Walnut Tree Cottage


House, latterly 4 dwellings. Early C16, floor and stack inserted and extended
late C17, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof with
secondary hips. Originally a small 2 bay open hall with a storeyed lower bay,
extended to left with stack and parlour. 1 storey and attic. Original
entrance to right of centre now blocked, a boarded door into upper bay of
hall, C20 2-light lattice leaded casements, 3 eyebrow thatched dormers, ridge
stacks in original cross passage to right of centre and to left of original
upper end, rebuilt caps. Left end hipped over a small C18 extension, later
lean-to outshuts on both ends. Interior: ground floor framing altered, an
original window sill in service end, stop chamfered axial binding beam to
inserted hall floor, parlour has stop chamfered jowled storey posts, cross
axial binding beam, ogee and bar stop chamfered fireplace bressumers, left end
wall through tension bracing. First floor arched braces to cambered tie
beams, double arched braces in former open truss, the outer brace cranked,
arched braces in walling, remains of a 6-light diamond mullioned hall window
in original upper bay, diamond mullioned window openings in solar, edge halved
scarf joints in wall plates, roof retains some early rafters and collars with
mortices for crown posts, smoke blackening.

Listing NGR: TM0660869434

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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