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Hunston Cottage, Hunston

Description: Hunston Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281190

OS Grid Reference: TL9742368490
OS Grid Coordinates: 597423, 268490
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2791, 0.8926

Location: The Street, Hunston, Suffolk IP31 3EL

Locality: Hunston
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3EL

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Listing Text


2/87 Hunston Cottage


House, early C17 with possible earlier core. One storey and attics. 3-cell
lobby-entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered: over the entrance is a
raised panel with C18 pargetted figures, a pair of gryphons. A larger panel
over the parlour window to left has 8 raised fleur-de-lys. Over the two
remaining windows are similar panels with uniform patterning of restored cable
and fan type. Plaintiled roof. 3 C19 gabled dormers with horizontally-
sliding small-pane sashes. An early C17 axial chimney of red brick, of
unusual form: oblong plinth with moulded cornice, a square central shaft and
attached triangular shafts on either side. At the right hand gable is a
similar chimney but with twin diagonally-set square shafts. Mid C19 casements
with C20 boarded shutters. C20 doorway at lobby-entrance position: boarded
and battened door with dentilled cornice and arched head. To right is a lower
and later range, detached until C19: partly painted C19 red brick encasing
earlier timber-framing. Plaintiled roof. A second C20 battened and boarded
entrance door with open gabled porch on posts. Interior not examined.

Listing NGR: TL9742368490

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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