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Grey Cottage, Wortham

Description: Grey Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280446

OS Grid Reference: TM0807277124
OS Grid Coordinates: 608072, 277124
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3527, 1.0538

Location: A143, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1PU

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

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Listing Text


1/155 Grey Cottage

-- II

House, now 2 dwellings. C16 or earlier origins; raised, altered and extended
in C17, altered and extended C20. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof.
Originally probably a 2 or 3 bay open hall with parlour and entrance bays
added to left to form a 3 cell lobby entry plan. All 2 storeys. Right hand
dwelling is hall and service bays with a panelled door to left of centre, a
large 3-light glazing bar casement to left and smaller 2 and 3-light glazing
bar casements to right, first floor two 2-light casements. Straight joint to
later bays to left with a boarded lobby entrance door, C20 glazing bar
casements and a small stained glass pane over entrance. Rebuilt ridge stack.
Right gable end early external stack, broad base with a small thatched oven
lean-to outshut, tapering to narrow cap. Left gable end exposed plates and
purlins. To rear left a 1 storey and attic lean-to addition. Interior not

Listing NGR: TM0807277124

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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