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Tailors Cottages, Bacton

Description: Tailors Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280488

OS Grid Reference: TM0522767131
OS Grid Coordinates: 605227, 267131
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2640, 1.0060

Location: Church Road, Bacton, Suffolk IP14 4LW

Locality: Bacton
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 4LW

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE

2/6 Nos 1 and 2 Tailors

- II

Two houses; built as one in mid C16, with early C17 alterations. Restored 1985.
3-cell plan. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered with C20 herring-
bone pargetting in panels. Thatched roof with two C20 casement dormers. An axial
chimney with shaft rebuilt in C20 red brick, and a C20 gable chimney to right.
C20 casements; a C16 diamond-mullioned window beneath the eaves. C20 thatched
gabled entrance porch with framed and boarded door. Heavy C16 framing exposed
internally. Arch-braced studwork, massive unchamfered floor joists, queenpost roof.
A number of complete diamond-mullioned windows; the parlour chamber to left has
moulded mullions. An altered C17 chimney with lintelled open fireplaces. The
former service end was half-hipped and has a blocked mullioned window; to its right
the service end was extended in early C17, also with diamond mullioned windows.
Included despite C20 alterations because of good C16 framing.

Listing NGR: TM0522767131

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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