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Description: Tudor Cottage
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285406
OS Grid Reference: TM2688253269
OS Grid Coordinates: 626882, 253269
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1311, 1.3135
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BREDFIELD THE STREET
TM 25 SE
3/42 Tudor Cottage
House, formerly farmhouse. C17 with C20 additions. Timber framed,
rendered and colourwashed, with a plain tile roof. Three-cell, baffle
entry plan. Two storeys. Road front: strips of planking simulating timber
framing. Blocked doorway at right of centre now holding a single C20
horizontal slit window. To far left a C20 plank door with single-light
casements to either side and a timber gabled porch in front. To the ground
floor are also two 3-light C19 casements. The first floor has three 2-
light casements of C19 or C20 date. Ridge stack to right of centre with
renewed brickwork above the blocked doorway and gable end stack at left of
C19 date. At far left is a C19 single-storey addition which has a 2-light
C20 window at right and a 1/2-glazed doorway at left. Rear: to left is a C20
lean-to addition which has French windows to the centre and 3-light windows
at either side and to right of this a 2-light and a single-light casement.
To the first floor are, at right of centre, a 2-light gabled dormer window
and at far right a C20 addition which has a glazed porch in front. The
right hand gable end has a 3-light casement to the ground floor set in
projecting brick walling and a 3-light casement of C20 date to the first
Interior: Chamfered, end-stopped ceiling beams to the ground floor rooms
and chamfered bressumer to fireplace in the sitting room which has renewed
C20 brickwork enclosing the earlier bricks. Through braces showing in the
dining room walls which are studded. Plank doors with strap hinges. The
baffle entry leads directly onto the staircase which has two 1/4-turns.
Cambered tie beam to one first floor room with closed truss.
Listing NGR: TM2688253269
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Source: English Heritage
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