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Botolph House with Front Railings, Botesdale

Description: Botolph House with Front Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280747

OS Grid Reference: TM0491475963
OS Grid Coordinates: 604914, 275963
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3434, 1.0068

Location: The Street, Botesdale, Suffolk IP22 1DD

Locality: Botesdale
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1DD

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/26 Botolph House with Front
- Railings
House. Early to mid C17, remodelled early C19 for R. Sword; 'RS 1824' on an
outbuilding (not listed). Timber frame, pebbledashed. Steeply pitched hipped
slate roof. 3 cell lobby entry plan. 2 storeys. 5 window front. Ground
floor: entrance in a C19 gabled porch to right of centre with a part raised 6
panelled architraved door, wavy bargeboards, small stained glass round headed
lights in returns; to centre a C20 canted bay window of 4:12:4 lights,
elsewhere architraved glazing bar sashes. First floor 3:6 pane architraved
sashes, eaves cornice. To right of centre an axial ridge stack, cap rebuilt
in white brick, early C19 ridge stack to left of centre. Right end early C19
ground floor bow window to parlour, 3 glazing bar casements with blind boxes,
projecting cornice with wave moulding, leaded semi-conical head; first floor
2-light casement. To rear mixed casements, a boarded door at service end, a
lean-to to right with a 16 pane sash. Interior: indented stop chamfered axial
binding beams, early C19 reeding in parlour, double butt purlin roof.
Attached at front left are early C19 iron railings on a low white brick
plinth, colonnettes with acorn finials, panels with wrought iron anthemion
ornament, spear headed rails; flanking front gate are chamfered timber posts,
moulded caps with acorn finials; to right railings curve around bow with a
second gate, openwork piers with quatrefoil ornament, moulded caps with acorn

Listing NGR: TM0491475963

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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