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The Cottage the Old Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3204 / 52°19'13"N

Longitude: 1.152 / 1°9'7"E

OS Eastings: 614912

OS Northings: 273822

OS Grid: TM149738

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.J1Q

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.XYC1

Entry Name: The Cottage the Old Vicarage

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Last Amended: 12 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468332

Location: Eye, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Eye

Built-Up Area: Eye (Mid Suffolk)

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Eye St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


585-1/7/79 (East side)
15/06/51 The Old Vicarage and The Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
The Vicarage)


Vicarage, now private houses. Mid C16 north-south wing with
south front added 1723 for Rev.John Burgate, refenestrated
1733. Interior reordered 1899 and alterations made. Plastered
and colourwashed timber frame, the plaster raised in panels to
south front. Machine tile roof to facade, otherwise pantiles.
EXTERIOR: south front of 2 storeys in 6-window range. Mid C19
6-panelled and fielded door in centre beneath hood mould on
label stops. Three 2-light timber and metal mid C19 casements
to left, 4 to right of doorway. 6 similar first-floor
casements, that to centre of 3 lights. Gabled roof. 2 rebuilt
ridge stacks. West return with bay window added 1899. East
front presents 4 gables of varying heights and pitch, that to
left belonging to 1723 facade. Brick plinths. Scattered
fenestration of C19 casements.
North gable (The Cottage) has brick to ground floor on east
side, jettied to north front, the jetty bressumer on corner
brackets. Rebuilt ridge stack to second gable from north. Rear
of front wing with two 6/6 unhorned sashes, fenestration
otherwise of C19 casements.
INTERIOR: principal door leads to hall, opened through both
floors in 1899 and gallery inserted at first-floor level to
north with a turned timber balustrade. Single-flight staircase
to left in narrow well. Boxed bridging beams. Rear wing with
exposed posts to timber frame, jowled principal studs and
arched braces to tie beams. Jettied north element with
queen-post roof, the posts supported by arched braces rising
from tie beams.
(Paine C: The History of Eye: Diss: 1993-: 50).

Listing NGR: TM1491273822

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