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Latitude: 52.2207 / 52°13'14"N
Longitude: 0.8606 / 0°51'38"E
OS Eastings: 595495
OS Northings: 261907
OS Grid: TL954619
Mapcode National: GBR RGQ.NF0
Mapcode Global: VHKDD.VFTZ
Entry Name: Pair of Cottages, 490 Metres West of the Old Rectory
Listing Date: 18 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1285463
English Heritage Legacy ID: 280774
Location: Drinkstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Drinkstone
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Drinkstone All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
DRINKSTONE PARK ROAD
TL 96 SE
- Pair of Cottages, 490m
- west of The Old Rectory
Pair of cottages; built as one house in early C17, subdivided early C19. One
storey and attics. 3-cell cross-entry plan. Timber-framed and plastered;
some C18 herringbone pargetting to rear elevation. Thatched roof: two
dormers, collapsed into the building. Early C17 chimney of pink/buff brick.
Early C19 casements in fragmentary condition. Two C19 boarded entrance doors;
that to right is at cross-entry position. Quite substantial framing for date:
unchamfered floor-joists and leaf-stop chamfered main beams. Clasped-purlin
roof. Back-to-back lintelled open fireplaces with inserted C19 ranges. An
early C17 moulded plank door, and one of early C18 with two bolection-moulded
panels. In very poor condition at date of survey: roof over service cell
collapsed, thatch missing in other areas, front wall at parlour cell on point
of collapse. Included despite condition, for.complete early C17 framing.
Listing NGR: TL9549561907
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