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Rowan Cottage, Badwell Ash

Description: Rowan Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281155

OS Grid Reference: TM0085468167
OS Grid Coordinates: 600854, 268167
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2749, 0.9426

Location: Long Thurlow Road, Great Ashfield, Suffolk IP31 3HY

Locality: Badwell Ash
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3HY

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Listing Text


3/52 Rowan Cottage

-- II

House, mid/late C16 with major remodelling of c.1800. 3-cell cross-entry
plan. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Pantiled roof,
once thatched; one C19 pantiled raking dormer. An axial chimney, the shaft
rebuilt in C19 red brick. C19 small-pane casements. Panelled C19 door at
cross-entry position, with cantilevered canopy. The 2-bay right hand cell has
complete and interesting framing of c.1550-1580. Reverse arch windbraced
studding. Roof possibly of queenpost type. Chamfered exposed floorjoists
with clear evidence for timber-framed chimney on the site of the present one.
The C17 brick chimney has lintelled back-to-back open fireplaces. The two
left-hand cells were rebuilt in plain primary-braced studding in late C18 or
early C19.

Listing NGR: TM0085468167

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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