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Description: The Cottage
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281605
OS Grid Reference: TM0717866933
OS Grid Coordinates: 607178, 266933
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2615, 1.0344
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COTTON MENDLESHAM ROAD
TM 06 NE
2/20 The Cottage
Originally one house, now 2. C15 or early C16 with C19 addition set back to
right. Dwelling to right, comprising service end of C16 house and the C19
addition, renovated c.1985. Timber framed; old plasterwork to left, pargetted
panelled render of c.1985 to right; a little exposed framing in right end
wall. C19 work in clay lump, similarly rendered. Thatched roof, half-hipped
to right; C19 work pantiled. 2 cells, a possible 3rd cell to left lost. 2
storeys with small attic. Small-paned casement windows of C19 and mid C20.
Left hand house has C19 plank door in original cross-entry. 2 mid C20
battened plank doors to right. Internal stack with small red brick shaft;
later stack to right, at junction with C19 addition. Interior. Service cell
has widely-spaced studding with tension braces. Partition wall with hall
retains 4-centre arched doorways. Joists reinstated in different positions.
Probable crown-post roof, the collars and any collar purlin missing over the
service end. Interior of left hand house not examined.
Listing NGR: TM0717866933
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Source: English Heritage
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