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Description: Gardener's Cottage Circa 40 Yards North West of Bawdsey Manor
Date Listed: 28 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 285381
OS Grid Reference: TM3359637930
OS Grid Coordinates: 633596, 237930
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9907, 1.4010
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BAWDSEY (Off) FERRY ROAD
TM 33 NW
28/3/84 Gardener's Cottage
c. 40 yards north west
of Bawdsey Manor
(Formerly listed as
Gardener's Cottage at
Gardener's House. c. 1900. Flemish bond brick with timber framed first
floor with pebbledashed infill and plain tiled roof. Two storeys.
Entrance front: Ashlar plinth. At ground floor right is a porchway with
cambered arch at right and round arch at left supported by decorated wooden
piers with a wooden gate and screen between. Panelled doorway at right,
the door having 2 recessed lower panels, a central square raised and
fielded panel and 2 upper recessed panels. To either side of this are
single-light casements, all within one cambered arch with moulded brick
voussiors which each bear a square flower boss. To left of this is a 3-
light cambered-headed horizontal window. The first floor is jettied on
moulded brackets with a moulded bressumer and has close studding with a
middle rail at level of the sill of central 3-light window which has horned
sashes. Brattished tie-beam above the window and close-studding to the
gable with decorated bargeboards to either side. To left of this is a
massive chimney stack with offsets supporting 3 Tudor flues with octagonal
caps which are joined. The right hand side has a projecting bay at right
with a 4-light cambered-headed ground floor window with ashlar sill, above
which is a jettied first floor with an oriel window of 4 lights, round-
arched transom above the central two lights with keystone to its centre
with lionshead mask, and single lights to the angles. Jettied gable above
with cambered tie beam and close-studding above. To left of this at ground
floor level is a 2-light window with decoratively leaded glazing and to the
first floor a 3-light window with horned sashes. To right is a massive
chimney stack with offsets supporting 3 flues and octagonal bases and caps.
Extending to right from this building is a range of service buildings with
brick base, close-studded upper walling and central gabled projection.
This in turn connects to the walls of the walled garden and gymnasium
Listing NGR: TM3359637930
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Source: English Heritage
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