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Ancient Houses

A Grade I Listed Building in Kersey, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0605 / 52°3'37"N

Longitude: 0.9158 / 0°54'56"E

OS Eastings: 599980

OS Northings: 244252

OS Grid: TL999442

Mapcode National: GBR SL1.Y1B

Mapcode Global: VHKF6.TGHR

Entry Name: Ancient Houses

Listing Date: 23 January 1958

Last Amended: 10 July 1980

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276616

Location: Kersey, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Kersey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kersey St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(west side)
Ancient Houses
Nos 1 to 4
(formerly listed as
Ancient Cottages)
TL 9944 57/469 23.1.58
This property with the house adjoining on the south are now converted
into flats and are known as Ancient Houses Nos 1 to 4.
A C15-C16 timber-framed and plastered building with a tiled roof. Two
storeys. The predominant features are the 2 two-storeyed bays which
project on the front with boldly moulded brick plinths and rising above
the eaves level to gables with carved bargeboards. The ground storey
has 7-light bar and transom bays with lattice leaded lights and the remains
of moulded sills and frames. The upper windows are later casements on
moulded bressumers. The remainder of the front has exposed timber-framing
and small casement windows with some blocked original window. The doorways
are approached by flights of steps from the pavement.

Listing NGR: TL9998044252

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