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Idle Waters, the Island

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford St. Mary, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9626 / 51°57'45"N

Longitude: 0.971 / 0°58'15"E

OS Eastings: 604209

OS Northings: 233518

OS Grid: TM042335

Mapcode National: GBR SM9.SDD

Mapcode Global: VHKFM.SX5T

Entry Name: Idle Waters, the Island

Listing Date: 19 April 1977

Last Amended: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277234

Location: Stratford St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, CO7

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Stratford St. Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Higham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0433 STRATFORD ST MARY LOWER STREET
(west side)
6/35
Idle Waters, The Island
(formerly listed as No 4
19.4.77 Talbooth Cottage)
- II
House. Probable C16 origins, C17 alterations, refronted and divided into two
dwellings early C19, renovated and restored to single dwelling c.1977. Timber-
framed with red brick front. Plain tile roof. Red brick stack. 2 storeys.
Doors to each end relating to C19 subdivision. Renewed casement windows under
segmental arches. Similar windows below eaves, that to centre inserted c.1977.
Central ridge stack. Interior: some framing exposed. Somewhat rebuilt inglenook
with chamfered bressummer. Chamfered longitudinal beam and exposed joists with
tongue stops, some replaced. Re-set paired service doorways with chamfered Tudor
arches originally placed in end wall to left suggesting former service range at
this point. 1st floor chamfered basket-arched fireplace. Ovolo-moulded beams,
tongue stops. Reroofed but retains vestigial crown post.

Listing NGR: TM0420933518

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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