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The Cottage, Bacton

Description: The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280502

OS Grid Reference: TM0608166615
OS Grid Coordinates: 606081, 266615
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2591, 1.0182

Location: Broad Road, Bacton, Suffolk IP14 4HN

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

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE

2/20 The Cottage

-- II

House, c.1600. 2 storeys. 2 cell lobby-entrance plan. Timber-framed and
plastered. Asbestos slated roof, once thatched. An axial chimney, the shaft
rebuilt in C19 red and gault brick. Mid C20 casements. Lean-to Roman
pantiled entrance porch with glazed door at lobby-entrance position.
Unmoulded framing of late C16 or early C17 type, with unchamfered floor joists
laid flat, complete studding, and clasped purlin roof. Back-to-back open
fireplaces. The house has many timbers reused from a medieval house, the most
singificant being a cambered tiebeam from the central truss of an open hall;
there is evidence for a pair of large archbraces and a queenpost roof.

Listing NGR: TM0608166615

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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