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Laundry Cottages and Water Tower Attached at North End

A Grade II Listed Building in Barham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1339 / 52°8'2"N

Longitude: 1.1078 / 1°6'28"E

OS Eastings: 612793

OS Northings: 252956

OS Grid: TM127529

Mapcode National: GBR TLV.4XG

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.5M0H

Entry Name: Laundry Cottages and Water Tower Attached at North End

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279289

Location: Barham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Barham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Claydon and Barham St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
7/40 Nos 1 & 2 Laundry Cottages
- and Water Tower attached
at north end.(Formerly
listed as Water Tower
- II

Pair of estate cottages, originally a service range of Shrubland Old Hall,
which was largely demolished in C19. Dated 1637 on building. 3 cells, 2
storeys. Timber-framed and plastered, largely underbuilt and encased in
C19/C20 brickwork now painted. Plaintiled roof with axial chimneys of red
brick; at the south gable are original barge boards with carved trailing-leaf
ornament; on one side are the initials B over WD, and on the other the date
1637; in the apex is a drop-finial. Mainly C20 small-pane casements and flush
entrance doors. Good clasped purlin roof, partly wind-braced. Some plain
close-studding exposed internally. A 2-storey C20 extension is attached to
the west side. At the north end is a C19 water-tower serving the Shrubland
estate; a plain square structure of gault brick, heavily buttressed and with
battlemented parapets. The parish boundary with Barham passes through the
water tower, the major part of the building being in Barham.

Listing NGR: TM1279352956

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