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Decoy Cottage, Nacton

Description: Decoy Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286184

OS Grid Reference: TM2295540209
OS Grid Coordinates: 622955, 240209
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0155, 1.2477

Location: Bridge Road, Ipswich IP10 0HP

Locality: Nacton
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP10 0HP

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Listing Text

Decoy Cottages

the address shall be amended to read ORWELL PARK

Decoy Cottage

the first sentence of the description should be amended to read:
Estate Cottage, originally a pair, c.1850.


3/18 Nos 1 and 2
- Decoy Cottages

- II

Pair of estate cottages, c.1850. Built in the Cottage Ornée Style, for
keepers of the decoy ponds, 100 metres to the N.W. on the Orwell park Estate.
2 storeys. Plastered walls, the upper floor oversailing on all sides, with
curved brackets simulating joist-ends. Fish-scale tiled roofs with
oversailing verges; prominent arcaded barge-boards with acorn drop-finials and
turned spike-finials. Pair of gault brick chimneys at rear, each with 3
circular shafts, of spiral- and zigzag-carved brick; moulded caps and bases.
Mullioned and transomed wooden windows with small iron panes of diamond and
octagonal form. At 1st floor right and left gables are corbelled oriel
windows with bonnet tiled roofs. Prominent, similar central entrance porch on
2 storeys, with features to the end gables; oversailing upper floor on an open
framework of rustic posts and braces. Arched-headed entrance doorway; 4-
panelled nail-head ornamented door with painted glazed upper panels.

Listing NGR: TM2295540209

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Source: English Heritage

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