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Low Barn Cottage, Thorndon

Description: Low Barn Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281354

OS Grid Reference: TM1550169228
OS Grid Coordinates: 615501, 269228
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2789, 1.1577

Location: B1077, Thorndon, Suffolk IP23 7JU

Locality: Thorndon
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7JU

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
4/73 Low Barn Cottage
- II
House. C15 with 2-cell C16 cross-wing to right, extending to the rear.
Renovated c.1976. Timber framed and plastered, pantiled roof. 1½ storeys to
left, 2 storey cross-wing. The cross-wing has an end jetty on probably
original brackets. Mid C20 casement windows; one gabled dormer. Stack at
junction of the 2 sections, with a small mid C20 shaft. Mid C20 porch and
entrance door in side wall of wing. 1½-storey section comprises half of a
former open hall; the open truss, with cambered tie beam and arched braces
meeting at the centre, is embedded in the gable end wall. No evidence for
crown-post visible. One medieval wallplate has a stop-splayed scarf joint,
the other an edge-halved scarf, presumably of later date. Inserted floor has
heavily chamfered bridging beam with solid braces to the wallposts (one
renewed). Joists concealed. In the cross-wing, some intact C16 studding with
steep reverse-curved wall braces. Interior not fully examined.

Listing NGR: TM1550169228

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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