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North End, Low Barn Cottages south End, Low Barn Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.257 / 52°15'25"N

Longitude: 1.1368 / 1°8'12"E

OS Eastings: 614182

OS Northings: 266729

OS Grid: TM141667

Mapcode National: GBR TKC.D71

Mapcode Global: VHL9T.NJBM

Entry Name: North End, Low Barn Cottages south End, Low Barn Cottages

Listing Date: 3 May 1977

Last Amended: 14 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281717

Location: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wetheringsett All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

WETHERINGSETT-CUM-BROCKFORD PITMAN'S CORNER
TM 16 NW
3/132 North End & South End,
3.5.77 Low Barn Cottages
(formerly listed as
Lower Barn Cottages)

-- II
Former farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. C15, extended to south in C17 to form a
single long range. Renovated mid C20. Timber framed and rendered, pantiled
roof. 2 storeys. 5 windows, mid C20 2-light casements with a single
horizontal glazing bar to each light. 2 mid C20 doorways with boarded doors
and gabled hoods. Internal stack has rebuilt plain axial shaft. Later stack
against south gable end. Interior. Core comprises a C15 house with 2-bay
former open hall. Partition wall between the 2 dwellings incorporates open
truss: arched-braced cambered tie beam with peg for crown-post; roof not
accessible but assumed to be intact. Some C15 studding, front wallplate shows
evidence for diamond-mullioned hall window. Mid C16 inserted floor: fine
bridging beam with multiple roll mouldings, carried down onto the head of each
wallpost; the joists are concealed. Inserted stack, probably contemporary
with floor, has blocked back-to-back fireplaces with roll-moulded lintols, one
mutilated. Much of the remainder of the structure is concealed. Interior of
South End not examined.


Listing NGR: TM1418266729

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