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Pennys Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Monk Soham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2426 / 52°14'33"N

Longitude: 1.2503 / 1°15'1"E

OS Eastings: 621998

OS Northings: 265467

OS Grid: TM219654

Mapcode National: GBR VM0.BXF

Mapcode Global: VHL9W.MWBQ

Entry Name: Pennys Cottage

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281583

Location: Monk Soham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Monk Soham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Monk Soham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

MONK SOHAM SCHOOL ROAD
TM 26 NW
2/159 Pennys Cottage
-
- II

House. Late C15 core with substantial early C17 remodelling. Service cell to
north is c.1800 addition, once the parish coalhouse. Timber framed and
plastered, thatched roof. 2 cells. 1 1/2 storeys. Various casement windows.
To west, a boarded half-door and gabled dormer. Stack against south gable
end; small one-storey mid C20 addition beyond. North gable end (facing road)
has mid C20 lean-to porch with boarded half-door. Interior. Older work has
good 2-bay frame: widely-spaced studs, reverse-curved braces at corners. To
west is a blocked doorway with shallow pointed head. To east, an incomplete
diamond-mullioned window which passes through the present floor level. Older
work has no evidence for pegged studding in end gables, suggesting it is a
fragment of a larger building. Upper floor of early C17, contemporary with
storey posts: plain joists set flat. Stack is of about same date, the
fireplace altered in C18. Roof has re-used coupled rafters with sporadic
sooting; later side purlins.


Listing NGR: TM2199865467

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