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Lodge Cottage, Mendlesham

Description: Lodge Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281628

OS Grid Reference: TM0898066107
OS Grid Coordinates: 608980, 266107
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2534, 1.0603

Location: Mendlesham, Suffolk IP14 5SP

Locality: Mendlesham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5SP

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/43 Lodge Cottage

-- II
House. Late C16 or early C17. Timber framed and rendered, roof of concrete
pantiles. Small 2-cell, end chimney form. l½ storeys. South side has one 2-
light window with horizontal glazing bars and a central C20 semi-glazed door
enclosed by a timber porch. Stack on outside of west gable end. Beyond this
stack is an early C20 one-storey addition, of colourwashed brick with a slated
roof. Old lean-to on north side, the roof carried down over it. Interior.
2-bay frame has substantial studding with no visible bracing. Central tie
beam removed and replaced by later partition. Main room has chamfered
floorbeam, the joists plastered over. Wide lintol over blocked fireplace.
Girding beam above fireplace, presumably re-used, has pegholes for studding.
Plain joists set flat at service end. Service partition retains C17 door.
Original side purlin roof with some heavy wind bracing (roof not fully

Listing NGR: TM0898066107

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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