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Description: Tudor Cottage
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280733
OS Grid Reference: TM0476975826
OS Grid Coordinates: 604769, 275826
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3423, 1.0046
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BOTESDALE MARKET PLACE (SOUTH EAST
6/12 Tudor House and Tudor
29.7.55 Cottage (formerly listed
as Tudor House and Premises
adjoining Tudor House)
Two dwellings with a shop, originally possibly shops with a house added. C16,
extended early C17, altered early C18, C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered.
Steeply pitched pantiled roofs. 6 bay, 4 cell apparently unheated main range
with taller 2 bay lobby entry house added to left. All 2 storeys with attic
in addition. C16 range has 4 windows with entrances between each pair.
Ground floor: to left a part glazed and boarded architraved door, an
architraved sash and a 3-light glazing bar casement; to right a 3 panelled
door, an early C19 reeded doorcase with lozenges in frieze, 16 pane
architraved sashes. First floor 2-light glazing bar casements. C17 addition
has entrance to right with an early C18 6 raised panelled door, architrave,
good acanthus console brackets to dentilled hood, 3:9 and 3:6 pane architraved
sashes, ground floor hoodboards, boxed eaves, ridge stack to right. Left end
has brick to ground floor and an attic light. To rear lean-to additions and
to right a flint and brick outbuilding with C16 origins, arched bracing in
front wall, a C19 stack. Interior: frame largely concealed and partially
altered, roughly central in main range is part of an orignal internal doorway
retaining a chamfered 4-centred arched spandrel, stop chamfered binding beams
and traces of close studding, cranked arched braces to cambered tie beams, a
reverse curved arched brace in walling. C17 build has an early C19 fireplace,
a chamfered axial binding beam, reverse curved arched braces in walling, side
purlin roof originally with a gable to front. An unusual building, original
plan and function are obscure.
Listing NGR: TM0476975826
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Source: English Heritage
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