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Church Cottage, Fakenham Magna

Description: Church Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 284048

OS Grid Reference: TL9101576556
OS Grid Coordinates: 591015, 276556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3538, 0.8034

Location: A1088, Fakenham Magna, Suffolk IP24 2QX

Locality: Fakenham Magna
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP24 2QX

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Listing Text


2/71 Church Cottage


House. Early C17. 1½ storeys: 2-cell plan. Timber-framed and plastered
with black glazed pantiled roof. Internal chimney-stack with saw-tooth
chimney. Late C19 casement windows with horizontal bars. 2 gabled dormers.
Single-storey C19 extension on north in brick and flint, with glazed pantiled
roof. The mother of Robert Bloomfield (1766-1823), the rural poet who wrote
'The Farmer's Boy' and other poems, was born in this house.

Listing NGR: TL9101576556

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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