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Ford Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2265 / 52°13'35"N

Longitude: 0.5211 / 0°31'15"E

OS Eastings: 572287

OS Northings: 261699

OS Grid: TL722616

Mapcode National: GBR PCM.6LL

Mapcode Global: VHJGR.Z9BG

Entry Name: Ford Cottage

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Last Amended: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275592

Location: Dalham, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Dalham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Dalham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


6/32 Ford Cottage
7.5.54 (Formerly listed
as Sycamore Cottage
and Cottage adjoining
Sycamore Cottage)


House. Mid or late C16, extended on right hand side C18 in 2
stages One-and-a-half storeys and attics. Timber-framed and
rendered. Thatched roof with eyebrow casement dormers; axial and
gable chimneys of red brick. The axial chimney C16 with, at the
front, a circular flue on an octagonal base, the flue having
carved bricks forming a diaper-work pattern. A pair of C17
flattened hexagonal flues probably replace a second circular
flue. C20 small-pane casements and boarded entrance door. The
C16 timber-framing is of good quality, with clasped-purlin roof,
close-studding and evidence for unglazed windows. The house may
originally have had 3 cells, the 3rd cell being demolished and
rebuilt when the house was divided into cottages in C18.

Listing NGR: TL7228761699

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