Description: Cotton Hall
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281599
OS Grid Reference: TM0762267974
OS Grid Coordinates: 607622, 267974
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2707, 1.0416
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TM 06 NE
2/14 Cotton Hall
Manor farmhouse. Mid C17 with late C19 facade. Timber framed and rendered,
the facade cased in red brick. Roof of C20 clay plaintiles. 3-cell, lobby
entry range with contemporary wing to rear, forming T-shape plan. 2 storeys
and attic. Casement windows, mainly of 3-light mullion and transom pattern,
with slender horizontal glazing bars; segmental arches. One-storey late C19
gabled brick porch with mid C20 oak door. A small circular window over the
porch. Stack has plain axial shaft. One-storey gault brick wing to left.
Interior. Main range has intact 6-bay frame with plain studding; no bracing
is visible. Joists set flat throughout, mostly plain, those in the hall
chamfered. Service end originally divided axially into 2; original trimming
at rear for a stair. C19 newel stair by stack. Oak attic stair at service
end. Stack is built of large brick and seems to be a later rebuild. Roof has
a lower row of substantial stepped butt purlins with straight wind bracing in
the end bays; upper part of roof not visible. 2-bay rear wing has identical
roof. Surrounding medieval moat.
Listing NGR: TM0762267974
Source: English Heritage
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