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Willow Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hemingstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.137 / 52°8'13"N

Longitude: 1.1346 / 1°8'4"E

OS Eastings: 614610

OS Northings: 253382

OS Grid: TM146533

Mapcode National: GBR TLP.ZM8

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.MK53

Entry Name: Willow Cottage

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279733

Location: Hemingstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Hemingstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Hemingstone St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
Willow Cottage

- II

House; C16 in 2 stages. 2 storeys, 3-cell plan with cross-passage entrance.
Timber-framed and plastered. Pantiled roofs, once thatched. C16 or early C17
axial chimney of red brick. C20 casements. C20 entrance porch, gabled and
pantiled, with framed and boarded door; another C20 glazed door at cross-
passage position. A rare example of a C16 house with a rear aisle, which in
this instance is an alteration. The narrow original house contained a smoke-
bay, a fragment of whose coupled-rafter roof remains. In later C16 the lower
rear wall was removed and the aisle added to the hall and service cells. The
upper floor was rebuilt. A parlour block was added, with close-studding,
diamond mullioned window evidence and a coupled-rafter roof. A large
lintelled fireplace built in C16 within the old smoke-bay has a lintel from a
timber-framed chimney of intermediate date. Evidence for arched cross-entry
doorways of both phases.

Listing NGR: TM1461053382

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