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Latitude: 52.0031 / 52°0'11"N
Longitude: 1.0535 / 1°3'12"E
OS Eastings: 609689
OS Northings: 238256
OS Grid: TM096382
Mapcode National: GBR TNB.96J
Mapcode Global: VHLBY.6XT8
Entry Name: Orchard Cottage
Listing Date: 30 October 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033401
English Heritage Legacy ID: 278837
Location: Capel St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9
Civil Parish: Capel St. Mary
Civil Parish/community: Capel St Mary
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Capel St Mary with Little Wenham and Great Wenham
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM 03 NE CAPEL ST MARY THE STREET (SOUTH SIDE)
No. 5, Orchard Cottage
Cottage. C15/C16. Timber framed and plastered with some weather boarding and
painted brick. Red plan tiled roof hipped to rear. Large offset red brick
chimney stack to left return. Single storey right return C20 lean-to extension.
Formerly jettied to front, now with brick infill to ground floor. 2 storeys,
single window range of C19/C20 casements, board door to right, moulded surround,
C20 door to right lean-to extension. Of 2 bays, the central large jowled storey
posts and cambered tie beams now with arched braces cut away suggest a crown post
roof. There is an original round headed doorway to ground floor. Flat section
ceiling beams, chamfered bridging joists. Mullion slots visible in jetty
bressumer. Herringbone brick floors. A copy of a will in the present owners
possession suggests thai the cottage was owned by Samuel Hudson, 6th June 1629.
Possibly the crosswing to a former larger house.
Listing NGR: TM0968938256
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