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Turnpike Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2546 / 52°15'16"N

Longitude: 1.1023 / 1°6'8"E

OS Eastings: 611843

OS Northings: 266358

OS Grid: TM118663

Mapcode National: GBR TK9.PHL

Mapcode Global: VHL9T.2L3H

Entry Name: Turnpike Cottages

Listing Date: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281692

Location: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetheringsett All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WETHERINGSETT-CUM-BROCKFORD BROCKFORD, NORWICH ROAD
TM 16 NW
3/107 Nos. 1 & 2 Turnpike
- Cottages

-- II
Former farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Long C16 main range, in 2 phases, with C17
2-cell cross-wing to rear (east). Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof.
2 storeys, attic in cross-wing. Various casement windows, mostly of C20; some
older casements to south. 2 semi-glazed 4-panel doors to south. Internal
stacks in each range, the shafts all rebuilt. Interior. Main range has
substantial framing exposed on upper floor. The section east of the stack,
probably earlier, has tension bracing and evidence for original windows with
heavy diamond mullions. To west of stack, 3 bays with reverse-curved braces;
an intact diamond-mullioned window in north wall. Roof not examined. South
cell of cross-wing has early-mid C17 ceiling: ovolo-moulded beam with nicked
stop- chamfers, chamfered joists. Plain first floor studding, no visible
bracing. Clasped purlin roof with 2-way arched wind bracing. Stack appears
to be inserted into north bay. Newel attic stair. During renovations, an
inscription in Latin was uncovered above one of the upper fireplaces in the
cross-wing; this is now concealed.


Listing NGR: TM1184366358

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