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Grey Cottage, Hopton

Description: Grey Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284403

OS Grid Reference: TL9880179228
OS Grid Coordinates: 598801, 279228
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3750, 0.9191

Location: Nethergate Street, Hopton, Suffolk IP22 2QZ

Locality: Hopton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 2QZ

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Listing Text


3/50 Grey Cottage

- II

House. Mid C17. One-and-a-half storeys; 3 cell plan. Timber-framed and
rendered with C20 pargetting, comb-patterned in panels. Thatched roof. An
internal chimney-stack with a plain red brick shaft. 3-light casement windows
to ground storey, some with C18 square-leaded panes; 3 gabled dormers with 2-
light casement windows. Mid C20 enclosed gabled porch with a reused 6-
panelled door. Above the door, an old fire insurance sign, with an elephant
and castle, reset from above the original front door. Timbers exposed inside:
framing with primary braces and bisected studs; many of the main timbers are
reused. No tie-beams linking the tops of the intermediate posts. The service
end is still divided into 2.

Listing NGR: TL9880179228

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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