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Four Ash Cottage, Walsham-le-Willows

Description: Four Ash Cottage

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
Date Delisted: 31 July 2001
English Heritage Building ID: 281796

OS Grid Reference: TM0011370598
OS Grid Coordinates: 600113, 270598
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2970, 0.9332

Location: Badwell Road, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk IP31 3BS

Locality: Walsham-le-Willows
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3BS

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 31st July 2001.


3/51 Four Ash Cottage


House, formerly divided into 2. C17, with older fragments. Timber-framed and
rendered with panels of comb pargetting. Thatched roof with decorated ridge.
11/2-storeys. 2 internal chimney-stacks with plain rebuilt red brick shafts.
3 eyebrow dormers with 2-light C20 metal casement windows; on ground floor,
one 3-light old window with transome and glazing-bars and 2 2-light casements,
both different. Half-glazed door with a moulded flat pediment. A small
rendered lean-to on the right with clay plantiles. Entry into parlour with
chamfered main beam, plain joists, and fireplace of Tudor brick with plain
timber lintel. The main posts and some other components are reused from an
older frame. Little timbering visible in remainder of interior; roof
plastered over. In the middle section an open hearth was found during
restoration, well below the level of the present floor. This is taken to
indicate that there was a medieval house on the site. Included for Group

Listing NGR: TM0011370598

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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