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The Nursery

A Grade II Listed Building in Combs, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.161 / 52°9'39"N

Longitude: 0.9723 / 0°58'20"E

OS Eastings: 603396

OS Northings: 255581

OS Grid: TM033555

Mapcode National: GBR SJZ.DN9

Mapcode Global: VHKDN.SYW7

Entry Name: The Nursery

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279857

Location: Combs, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Combs

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Combs St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 05 NW

2/82 The Nursery
- II

House, c.1530 with alterations of late C16 and c.1600. Originally of 2-cell
end-chimney plan form with cross-entry; a parlour cell added to right in 2
stages. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof,
half-hipped at left. An axial chimney of gault brick, the shaft rebuilt mid
C20. Mid C20 gabled casement dormers and casements. Thatched lean-to
entrance porch at cross-entry with glazed door. Heavy unmoulded framing,
fully exposed. The original section comprising hall with service cell to
left, has evidence for arched heads to the cross-entry doorway and to the
single service room doorway. Unchamfered large floor joists, and evidence in
studwork for a probable timber-framed chimney. The parlour cell (originally
of one bay) was added to right in mid/late C16 and extended to two bays soon
after. The final phase has close studding, and all phases have diamond-
mullioned window evidence, with some original mullions. The original roof is
of coupled-rafter form, the later one of clasped purlins. A small set-forward
service wing added to front left in C17.

Listing NGR: TM0339655581

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