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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bacton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2591 / 52°15'32"N

Longitude: 1.0182 / 1°1'5"E

OS Eastings: 606081

OS Northings: 266615

OS Grid: TM060666

Mapcode National: GBR TK6.68H

Mapcode Global: VHKD9.LHN1

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280502

Location: Bacton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bacton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BACTON FORD'S GREEN
TM 06 NE

2/20 The Cottage
-

-- II

House, c.1600. 2 storeys. 2 cell lobby-entrance plan. Timber-framed and
plastered. Asbestos slated roof, once thatched. An axial chimney, the shaft
rebuilt in C19 red and gault brick. Mid C20 casements. Lean-to Roman
pantiled entrance porch with glazed door at lobby-entrance position.
Unmoulded framing of late C16 or early C17 type, with unchamfered floor joists
laid flat, complete studding, and clasped purlin roof. Back-to-back open
fireplaces. The house has many timbers reused from a medieval house, the most
singificant being a cambered tiebeam from the central truss of an open hall;
there is evidence for a pair of large archbraces and a queenpost roof.


Listing NGR: TM0608166615

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