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FitzGerald Cottage, Bredfield

Description: FitzGerald Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285415

OS Grid Reference: TM2665051386
OS Grid Coordinates: 626650, 251386
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1143, 1.3089

Location: Bredfield, Suffolk IP13 6AW

Locality: Bredfield
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6AW

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Listing Text

TM 25 SE
3/51 Fitzgerald Cottage
16/3/66 (formerly listed as
Bredfield House)
House, formerly service wing of Bredfield House. C17 timber framed with
colour-washed render and a plain pantile roof. Two storeys with basement.
Entrance front: C20 gabled porch at right with a plank doorway. To left of
this is a basement window of 2 horizontal lights set in a projecting
plinth. The ground floor has a 2-light casement window at right and a sash
window of 5 x 4 panes to left. Between these is a single-light casement
window of 2 x 4 panes. To the first floor are, at right, a 3-light
casement window and at left a 2-light similar window and between these a
single-light window. To the ridge is a single-flue chimney stack at left
and one of 2 flues to the right behind the ridge. Adjoining at right is a
single- storey addition, formerly the servants hall with a blocked doorway
at right of centre with cambered head and immediately to left of this a 2-
light casement. The right hand gable end is mostly masked by this later
addition, which has, to this front 4 sash windows divided by mullions, each
of 3 x 4 panes with a hipped roof above. Left hand end: battered walling
to the lower body and projecting gabled end of the lean-to at rear. This
now has 2 first-floor windows of one and two casement lights. This gable
end originally joined the main body of Bredfield House, which is now
demolished. Rear: C19 lean-to with pantile catslide roof. This has 4 sash
windows of 4 x 4 panes each.

Listing NGR: TM2665051386

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Source: English Heritage

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