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Description: Rosedene with Simonds of Botesdale
Date Listed: 16 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280746
OS Grid Reference: TM0496876012
OS Grid Coordinates: 604968, 276012
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3439, 1.0076
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BOTESDALE THE STREET (SOUTH EAST
TM 07 NW + TM 0475
1/25 and 6/25 Rosedene with Simonds
- of Botesdale
House with offices. Early C17, altered and extended early C19 and C20.
Timber frame, roughcast and rendered. Steeply pitched plaintiled and machine
tiled roofs with some glazed pantiles. A long 2 cell main range with a
slightly projecting 2 bay parlour cross wing to left, a 2 cell unit house
behind parlour, slightly projecting cross wing addition at service end to
right all forming a large L on plan. All 2 storeys. Main range ground floor:
half glazed doors to left and to right of centre in lobby and cross entry
positions, architraved with a bracketed hood to left, pilasters to right, a
C20 3-light casement and garage. First floor two 4:4 pane architraved sashes
with hoodboards, early C19 timber triglyph frieze to modillioned cornice.
Main axial ridge stack to left of main range between hall and parlour has 3
conjoined hexagonal shafts with 1 shaft added to left. Parlour cross wing to
left has ground floor French windows, first floor 4:4 pane sash, exposed
plates and double purlins. Later cross wing to right has shallow pitch to
roof, C20 openings, set back to right a further remodelled bay. Unit house to
rear left has an entrance in return, central ridge stack, external stack to
rear, C19 reroofing. Main range to rear has varying rooflines with service
bay raised in C19, catslide roofed lean-to outshuts behind hall and over
stairs behind stack. Interior: frame concealed, hall has cased crossed
binding beams, small late C17 staircase behind stack has splat barley sugar
balusters, broad moulded handrail, capped square newel posts; unit house has a
stop chamfered axial binding beam, some close studding and a chamfered wall
plate. Garage buildings attached to right end and to front are not of special
Listing NGR: TM0496876012
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Source: English Heritage
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