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The Old Cottage, Hunston

Description: The Old Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281191

OS Grid Reference: TL9750468486
OS Grid Coordinates: 597504, 268486
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2790, 0.8938

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

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Listing Text


2/88 The Old Cottage

-- II

House, C16 with porch and remodelling of 1619. One storey and attics. 3-cell
lobby-entrance plan. Timber framed: arch studbraced wall framing exposed
externally in C20 with plaster infill panels. Thatched roof with eyebrow
casement dormers. An axial C17 chimney of red brick. 2-light C18 casements
with leaded lights, some replicated in mid C20. A fine 2-storey entrance
porch, dated 1619. Timber-framed, plastered with exposed framing. The 1st
storey is jettied on 3 sides, with exposed joist ends and billet-carved
bressumers. The gable tie-beam is also jettied, carved with delicate cresting
and in the centre is a panel with the date 1619. Drop finials of cage form at
either corner and below ridge. Carved contemporary bargeboards. A shallow
oriel window over the entrance, ovolo-moulded, with 5 lights above and below a
transome; 3-light windows in side walls. Pair of mid C20 doors with 2 fielded
panels. To right is an C18 single-bay extension.

Listing NGR: TL9750468486

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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