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Yew Tree Cottage, Walsham-le-Willows

Description: Yew Tree Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281815

OS Grid Reference: TM0004671215
OS Grid Coordinates: 600046, 271215
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3026, 0.9326

Location: The Street, Walsham le Willows, Suffolk IP31 3AZ

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

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Listing Text


3/70 Yew Tree Cottage


House. Circa 1600. Timber-framed, rendered and ashlar-lined; clay pantiles.
1½ storeys; basic 2-cell lobby-entrance form, with a 3rd unit added in mid
C17. The internal chimney-stack has a plain rebuilt red brick shaft. 3
gabled dormers with plain bargeboards, 2 with old 3-light casement windows,
square leading, pintle hinges. 2 old 3-light casement windows with transomes
to ground floor; one C20 2-light standard replacement. Main entrance door
with 6 flush panels, the,top 2 glazed; jambs and flat pediment with bolection
moulding. A plank door on the right. Plain interior has some timbering
exposed: chamfered main beams with lamb's tongue stops; one open fireplace
with a plain timber lintel. No tie-beams at wallplate level on the internal
trusses; the former end tie on right has been cut through to link in with the
later end bay. A 4-light window, blocked, in the right gable wall, with
square mullions and glazing bars between. Roof over original section with
principal rafters, a C20 replacement above extension.

Listing NGR: TM0004671215

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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