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Robins Nest

A Grade II Listed Building in Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2995 / 52°17'58"N

Longitude: 0.9321 / 0°55'55"E

OS Eastings: 600026

OS Northings: 270872

OS Grid: TM000708

Mapcode National: GBR SH5.VW8

Mapcode Global: VHKD2.3GMJ

Entry Name: Robins Nest

Listing Date: 15 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281779

Location: Walsham-le-Willows, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Walsham-le-Willows

Built-Up Area: Walsham Le Willows

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walsham-le-Willows St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


3/34 No.12 (Robins Nest),


A row of 3 estate cottages. Late C19. In rustic style, the most ornate
example of a number of estate cottages built by John Martineau Esq., of The
Lawn. Red brick to ground floor, exposed timber-framing with render to the
upper floor; plaintiles. 2 storeys; complex form. Internal and end chimney-
stacks with rounded shafts, moulded bases, and corbelled caps. Both end
cottages have large jettied cross-wings, each jetty with shaped joist ends and
ornate supporting brackets; carved bargeboards and ornate spike finials to-the
gables; a single storey open timber porch in the angle of the wing and main
range, and an oriel to the upper floor with 5-light casement window. Similar
casements, with a single bar to lights, to all the other windows in the row.
The middle cottage, double fronted, has a large 2-storey gabled porch
projecting from its centre front, with open timbering on the ground floor and
a room with a 5-light slightly coved window above; bargeboards and finial to
match the cross-wings. All 3 cottages have diagonal bracing in the apex of
the gables and Biblical texts carved on bressummers and tie-beams.

Listing NGR: TM0002670872

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