Description: Boxtree Cottage
Date Listed: 16 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280723
OS Grid Reference: TM0477375968
OS Grid Coordinates: 604773, 275968
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3435, 1.0047
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BOTESDALE CHERRY TREE LANE (WEST
6/2 Linden Cottage and Boxtree
House, now 2 dwellings. Mid to late C16, altered early C19 and part rebuilt
mid C20. Timber frame, plastered with Fletton brick rebuilding. Steeply
pitched pantiled and corrugated sheet roof. A long range of 4 cells, probable
service end to left rebuilt, extra cell is beyond probable parlour to right.
2 storeys. Linden Cottage to right has a raised 6-panelled door with a C19
pedimental doorcase, C20 2-light casements and panelled pargetting. Boxtree
Cottage to left has a fielded 4-panelled architraved door in probable cross
entry position, 2-light glazing bar casements, early panelled pargetting, C20
brick to left with an internal stack. Original central axial ridge stack
between hall and parlour. Right gable end 1 bay 1 storey pantiled addition.
To rear a first floor 5-light diamond mullioned window is exposed. Interior:
Linden Cottage has close studding with mid-rail, stop chamfered fireplace
bressumer and cross axial binding beam, 5-light diamond mullioned window
openings, jowled storey posts and posts to cambered tie beams with arched
braces mostly removed. Queen post roof over all but rebuilt bay has jowled
posts with cranked arched braces to plates/purlins. Boxtree Cottage interior
Listing NGR: TM0477375968
Source: English Heritage
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