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Cowslip Cottage, Bedfield

Description: Cowslip Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281455

OS Grid Reference: TM2177167037
OS Grid Coordinates: 621771, 267037
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2568, 1.2480

Location: Southolt Road, Bedfield, Suffolk IP13 7JD

Locality: Bedfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7JD

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Listing Text

TM 26 NW
2/31 Cowslip Cottage
- II

Former farmhouse. Mid C16 with probably C17 wing to rear. Timber framed with
textured render. Thatched roof, half-hipped to the left. 3-cell, cross-
entry type. 2 storeys and attic. C18-C19 3-light casement windows with
horizontal glazing bars. One small C16 diamond-mullioned window at first
floor. 2 boarded doors, that to the right with a gabled wooden trellis porch.
Internal stack, the plain axial shaft largely original. 1 1/2-storey rear wing
has a stack against the gable end. Interior. Intact frame, the studs mostly
concealed. Front wallplate has very short (0.2m) edge-halved and bridled
scarf joint. Hall and parlour have chamfered-joist ceilings, half the hall
ceiling concealed by plaster. Hall bridging beam has broach stop-chamfers.
Rear wall of hall has former cross-entry doorhead with 4-centred arch.
Original newel stair to first floor. Arch-braced tie beam over hall chamber.
Queen-post roof, originally half-hipped at both ends. Collar braces only in
the truss over the hall chamber. A good intact example of a small C16

Listing NGR: TM2177167037

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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