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Smithy Cottage, Rushbrooke with Rougham

Description: Smithy Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 284459

OS Grid Reference: TL9023063137
OS Grid Coordinates: 590230, 263137
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2336, 0.7843

Location: Mouse Lane, Rushbrooke, Suffolk IP30 9JG

Locality: Rushbrooke with Rougham
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9JG

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Listing Text


5/38 Smithy Cottage

- II

House. C17. One-and-a-half storeys; 3-cell plan. Timber-framed and
rendered; thatched roof with decorated ridge. One end chimney-stack and
another set internally, both with small plain red brick shafts. Small-paned
C20 casement windows; one,eyebrow dormer with an old casement window; plank
door. The frame is all of one date, and the entrance-door still in the
original cross-entry position. Plain framing and rafters visible on the upper
floor, some with assembly marks, but also some reused timbers. Part of an
original partition uncovered on the ground floor contains a doorway with
rectangular, chamfered surround. The hearth in the middle room, infilled with
C20 brickwork, has an original plain timber lintel above. Side purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL9023063137

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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