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The Old Cooperage, Debenham

Description: The Old Cooperage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281471

OS Grid Reference: TM1736063442
OS Grid Coordinates: 617360, 263442
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2263, 1.1812

Location: B1077, Debenham, Suffolk IP14 6QA

Locality: Debenham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6QA

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Listing Text

TM 16 SE
6/47 No.12 (The Old Cooperage)
9/12/55 ( formerly listed under
Bridge Place as The Old

House. In 2 parts: C15 or early C16 cross-wing gable end to street with later
C16 addition to left. Timber framed and plastered, plaintiled roof. At rear
the cross-wing is weatherboarded and pantiled. 2 storeys with attic in later
part. 3 windows, C19 casements without glazing bars. Ground floor has a
large-paned tripartite sash window to left and in the gable end a full-width
C19 workshop window. Mid C20 plank door. One flat-roofed dormer. 2 internal
stacks in cross-wing and another at gable end of left range. Interior.
Cross-wing in 5 bays, originally jettied at front. Heavy joists exposed in
some bays. Widely-spaced studding with tension braces in front gable end;
arched-braced tie beams. Evidence for paired doorways into front two rooms
from a cross-passage where the later section adjoins. Against this cross-
passage is a good plank and muntin partition. C16 addition has plain first
floor studding and a chamfered-joist ceiling and open fireplace on the ground
floor. Over the upper fireplace is a design painted on plaster depicting a
central Tudor rose and sinuous strands of foliage with flowers. Roofs not
fully examined; coupled rafters over rear 2 bays of cross-wing. This house
was one of two which survived a serious fire in this part of the village in

Listing NGR: TM1736063442

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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