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Lime Tree Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2617 / 52°15'42"N

Longitude: 1.0277 / 1°1'39"E

OS Eastings: 606720

OS Northings: 266931

OS Grid: TM067669

Mapcode National: GBR TK6.2NR

Mapcode Global: VHKD9.RFP1

Entry Name: Lime Tree Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281607

Location: Cotton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Cotton

Built-Up Area: Bacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Cotton

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE
2/22 Lime Tree Farmhouse

-- II
Former farmhouse. C16, in 2 phases. C19 remodelling (said to be 1812).
Timber framed and rendered; slated roof with fishscale bands. A 3-cell house
with a 4th cell added to right. 2 storeys. 3 3-light and one 2-light windows
to the upper floor, all casements with trefoil Gothic heads. 4 similar but
larger windows to ground floor. 6-panel door, the top 4 panels raised and
fielded, the lower 2 flush; rectangular moulded surround. Open timber
pedimented porch with trelliswork sides and polygonal piers. Internal stack
has rectangular base of Tudor red brick and 3 square white brick shafts, set
diamondwise, with attached heads. External stack on left gable end.
Interior. All timbering exposed: good studding, middle rail, long tension
braces in one end wall. The ground floor ceilings have main beams with a wide
chamfer, cut-off stops, and plain unchamfered joists, except in the room to
the left of the stack, where the joists are chamfered and have broach stops.
Housings for several original diamond-mullioned windows, including one of 4
lights to rear. Late C17 upper ceilings. C19 shallow-pitched roof, re-using
some original rafters.

Listing NGR: TM0672066931

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