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Kestrel Cottage Willow Cottage, Battisford

Description: Kestrel Cottage Willow Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 279778

OS Grid Reference: TM0489054246
OS Grid Coordinates: 604890, 254246
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1485, 0.9933

Locality: Battisford
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 2HE

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Listing Text

TM 05 SW

5/3 Kestrel Cottage and
Willow Cottage (formerly listed
25.10.78 as Willow Cottage)

- II

Two cottages, built as one house in two stages: Kestrel Cottage was rebuilt in
c.1700 largely of medieval components, and comprises the hall range; Willow
Cottage comprises a parlour block probably of C17 but remodelled in mid C19.
One storey and attics. 3-cell plan. Timber-framed, the front elevation
encased in C19 red brick, the rear plastered. Thatched roofs with C18/early
C19 casement dormers. An axial C17/C18 chimney of red brick, and a C19
chimney of gault brick to left. Small-pane C19 casements with cambered heads.
Kestrel Cottage has a boarded entrance door, Willow Cottage a C20 flush door.
The framing of Kestrel Cottage is fully'exposed internally; most of the main
components and rafters are smoke-blackened and are reused from a medieval open
hall. 1st floor joists of c.1700; possibly sycamore, and set on-edge. In the
hall is a lintelled open fireplace.

Listing NGR: TM0489054246

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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