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Cat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolverstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0059 / 52°0'21"N

Longitude: 1.1969 / 1°11'48"E

OS Eastings: 619515

OS Northings: 238988

OS Grid: TM195389

Mapcode National: GBR VPV.9F7

Mapcode Global: VHLC0.PVM4

Entry Name: Cat House

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277328

Location: Woolverstone, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Woolverstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woolverstone St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

7/49 Cat House
- II
Eyecatcher and house. 1793 with later alterations and additions. Red brick
in Flemish bond. Slate roof. Gothick style. Front is segment-arched on plan.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Canted porch on slender cast iron columns containing studded
door under segmental brick arch with inserted hoodmould. Casement windows with
pointed heads and cusped Y-tracery. Tiny cusped lights flanking porch. Segment
arched first floor casement windows with pointed lights. North gable end is
embattled and has a large 4-light window with intersecting tracery of c.1985
replacing former mock window with pointed tracery. Rear has similar fene-
stration to front. Entrance to extension of c.1985 to south gable end. Central
stack. Said to have been used to guide smugglers. B Jones Follies and Grottos.

Listing NGR: TM1951538988

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