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Forge Cottage and Harrow Cottage, Palgrave

Description: Forge Cottage and Harrow Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280355

OS Grid Reference: TM1158678606
OS Grid Coordinates: 611586, 278606
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3646, 1.1063

Location: Forge Close, Palgrave, Suffolk IP22 1AG

Locality: Palgrave
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1AG

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Listing Text

TM 1178
5/66 Forge Cottage and Harrow
- Cottage

-- II

House, now 2 dwellings. Early to mid C16, floored and extended in C17,
extended and altered in C20. Timber frames, plastered. Steeply pitched
glazed pantiled roofs. Originally a small 2 bay open hall, extended to right
with lobby entry and parlour bays. Now all 2 storeys. Earlier bays have
entrance slightly off centre, half glazed recessed door with flathooded
surround, C19 and C20 2 and 3-light flush frame casements, ground floor
hoodboards. Left end C19 external stack with rebuilt capping, exposed plates
and purlins. Parlour addition to right, now Harrow Cottage, has C20 openings.
Axial ridge stack to left, exposed plates and purlins in taller roof. Lower 2
storey C20 addition to far right. To rear early continuous lean-to outshut
additions. Interior: Forge Cottage has close studding, chamfered binding
beams and joists, first floor framing concealed. Harrow Cottage has a stop
chamfered axial binding beam, straight tension braces, altered framing.

Listing NGR: TM1158678606

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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