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Keepers Cottage, Great Barton

Description: Keepers Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284430

OS Grid Reference: TL9019365803
OS Grid Coordinates: 590193, 265803
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2575, 0.7853

Location: Great Barton, Suffolk IP31 2QY

Locality: Great Barton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 2QY

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Listing Text


2/9 Keeper's Cottage

- II

Late C15 hall house, with late C16 alterations. One-and-a-half storeys; 3-
cell form; 4 bays. Timber-framed and rendered, with roughcast surface; clay
pantiles. An internal chimney-stack: saw-tooth shafts with corbelled heads on
a square base. C20 casement windows and 2 gabled dormers with plain barge-
boards and spike finials. Entrance door within a C20 porch with single-
pitched roof. Most timbers exposed inside: the middle bay, to the left of the
chimney-stack, has evidence of smoke-blackening on the roof-timbers, and the
chimnney stack itself is a later insertion, intruding into one bay of the room
to the right of the stack. The inserted ceiling is plain and heavy, with
joists set flat. On the upper floor, 2 tie-beams have been cut.

Listing NGR: TL9019365803

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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