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Rose Cottage, Thwaite

Description: Rose Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281673

OS Grid Reference: TM1144667915
OS Grid Coordinates: 611446, 267915
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2687, 1.0975

Location: Church Lane, Thwaite, Suffolk IP23 7EJ

Locality: Thwaite
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP23 7EJ

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/88 Rose Cottage

-- II
Former farmhouse. First half of C16 with early C18 kitchen addition to left.
Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. Older part has a 2-cell, end
chimney form. 2 storeys and attic, 1½-storey addition. Various casement
windows: 3 mid C20 standard windows on ground floor, one small-paned 2-light
window above. Older windows at rear. Mid C20 6-panel door in cross-entry
position, Old range has external stacks at each gable end, of narrow brick
with axial shafts. Small pantiled colourwashed brick addition on right gable
end. Interior. 3-bay frame with full-height studding, papered over in upper
rooms. Upper bay of hall has deep sill of a projecting window. Hall ceiling
has heavy plain joists and bridging beam with broach stop-chamfers. Joists in
right cell concealed. In the hall chamber, former open truss has a slightly
cambered arch-braced tie beam. Plain crown-post roof with 2-way bracing.
Kitchen addition has primary-braced studding and on-edge oak joists. Bread
oven and range in situ. A very intact small C16 house which has not been
heavily modernised.

Listing NGR: TM1144667915

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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