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Beehive Cottage, Wortham

Description: Beehive Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280434

OS Grid Reference: TM0901079318
OS Grid Coordinates: 609010, 279318
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3720, 1.0689

Location: Rash's Crescent, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1SY

Locality: Wortham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1SY

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Listing Text


1/144 Beehive Cottage


House, latterly 2 dwellings. C16 origins probable, extended C17, altered C20.
Timber frame, plastered with some weatherboarding. Thatched roofs. Probably
a small 2 bay open hall extended by addition of parlour bay to left, lobby
entry plan with a porch and a short rear wing, both probably C20 additions re-
using older materials. 1 storey and attic. Entrance to left of centre in a
gabled 1 storey and attic porch, reset panelled double doors, flanking and
attic casements, diamond mullioned window in right return. To right a short
catslide roof over a weatherboarded lean-to outshut with a 2-light casement.
An axial ridge stack at left end of original building, slightly lower ridge to
C17 parlour bay to left with gable end ground floor exposed diamond mullions,
attic 4-light ovolo mullioned window. Right gable end C19 external stack
with offsets, exposed plates. To rear 2-light glazing bar casements and three
2-light gabled dormers. Behind main stack is 1 storey and attic added wing.
Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM0901079318

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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