Description: Bumble Cottage
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280251
OS Grid Reference: TM2289073319
OS Grid Coordinates: 622890, 273319
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3127, 1.2685
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STRADBROKE WILBY ROAD
TM 27 SW
3/131 Bumble Cottage
Former farmhouse. C16, in 2 main phases; possibly earlier origins. A further
C16-C17 wing to rear, probably once longer, and a small C19 addition to the
left. Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. 2 storeys. 3-cell form.
5 windows, small mid C20 casements without glazing bars. Boarded entrance
door. Internal stack with small shaft. Exposed framing internally, largely
intact on first floor. Evidence for diamond-mullioned windows and original
cross-entry doorways. Heavy plain joists in parlour. Hall chamber has open
truss with cambered tie beam. Queen-post roof over parlour cell, this end
probably slightly later.
Listing NGR: TM2289073319
Source: English Heritage
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