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Oak Cottage, Wyverstone

Description: Oak Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279590

OS Grid Reference: TM0334767783
OS Grid Coordinates: 603347, 267783
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2706, 0.9789

Location: Rectory Road, Wyverstone, Suffolk IP14 4SJ

Locality: Wyverstone
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4SJ

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Listing Text

TM 06 NW
4/134 Oak Cottage

House, latterly 2,3 and 4 dwellings. Late C16 core, part rebuilt and extended
early C17, further extended and part reroofed C18, altered C19. Timber frame,
plastered, some brick. Thatched roof. 2 bay core to left of centre with
stack was probably parlour, rebuilt to right as 3 hall, cross passage and
service bays to form a 3 cell cross passage plan, left bay added with sub-
division as a second service bay; appears as a long 4 bay range with central
stack. 1 storey and attic. Right half has cross passage entrance to centre,
a fielded 4 panelled architraved door, flanking 2 and 3-light glazing bar
casements with hood boards, a 2-light eyebrow dormer. To left 2 boarded
doors into early left bay and into later service bay, 2-light C20 casements, a
2-light eyebrow dormer. Central ridge stack. Right gable end attic 2-light
metal frame early leaded casement. Left end is brick with a stack removed,
pentice board, attic 2-light metal frame glazing bar casement. To rear right
a boarded cross passage door, a 3-light part opening casement, an upper
lattice leaded light. To rear left C19 and C20 brick and clay lump lean-to
outshuts. Interior: frame largely concealed, parlour has a bar stop chamfered
cross axial binding beam on stop chamfered storey posts, a C16 segmental
arched door head reset for a disused lobby entrance, stairs in front of stack;
edge halved scarf joints in wallplates of early bays with struts from
principals to a raised tie beam in parlour chamber, arched windbraces to side
purlin roof. C17 bays have a stop chamfered cross axial binding beam and
storey posts, blocked 3-light diamond mullioned window openings, C18

Listing NGR: TM0334767783

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Source: English Heritage

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