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Church Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rattlesden, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1941 / 52°11'38"N

Longitude: 0.8917 / 0°53'30"E

OS Eastings: 597740

OS Northings: 259041

OS Grid: TL977590

Mapcode National: GBR SJG.J7T

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.D3ST

Entry Name: Church Cottage

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280875

Location: Rattlesden, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rattlesden

Built-Up Area: Rattlesden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

RATTLESDEN UPPER STREET
TL 95 NE
3/122 Church Cottage
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GV II
House, late C14 or C15 with remodelling of C16 and later. A 2-storey cross-
wing whose main range once stood to its left along the street frontage.
Timber-framed and plastered, the front gable rebuilt in c19 brick (now
painted). Concrete plaintiled roof. An axial late C16 or early C17 chimney
of pink/buff brick, the shaft rebuilt in mid C20 red brick. A mid c19 square
bay shop window with small panes, linked to a flat canopy over the entrance
door on carved console brackets; C19 half-glazed 4-panelled door. The front 2
or 3 bays of the house are the earliest, with heavy studding, jowled storey
posts and cambered tie-beams with evidence for short archbraces. The house
was extended rearwards beyond the chimney in C15 or early C16: heavy close-
studding, blocked diamond mullioned windows and coupled-rafter roof (front
section of roof not examined). A further rearward extension is possibly C16
and tapers to an exceptionally narrow span. The 1st floor structure and part
of walling at the front were altered in C17.


Listing NGR: TL9773959041

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