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North End, Low Barn Cottages South End, Low Barn Cottages, Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Description: North End, Low Barn Cottages South End, Low Barn Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 281717

OS Grid Reference: TM1418266729
OS Grid Coordinates: 614182, 266729
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2570, 1.1368

Location: High Lane, Wetheringsett, Suffolk IP14 5PU

Locality: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 5PU

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Listing Text

TM 16 NW
3/132 North End & South End,
3.5.77 Low Barn Cottages
(formerly listed as
Lower Barn Cottages)

-- II
Former farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. C15, extended to south in C17 to form a
single long range. Renovated mid C20. Timber framed and rendered, pantiled
roof. 2 storeys. 5 windows, mid C20 2-light casements with a single
horizontal glazing bar to each light. 2 mid C20 doorways with boarded doors
and gabled hoods. Internal stack has rebuilt plain axial shaft. Later stack
against south gable end. Interior. Core comprises a C15 house with 2-bay
former open hall. Partition wall between the 2 dwellings incorporates open
truss: arched-braced cambered tie beam with peg for crown-post; roof not
accessible but assumed to be intact. Some C15 studding, front wallplate shows
evidence for diamond-mullioned hall window. Mid C16 inserted floor: fine
bridging beam with multiple roll mouldings, carried down onto the head of each
wallpost; the joists are concealed. Inserted stack, probably contemporary
with floor, has blocked back-to-back fireplaces with roll-moulded lintols, one
mutilated. Much of the remainder of the structure is concealed. Interior of
South End not examined.

Listing NGR: TM1418266729

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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