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Aldersyde, the Cottage and Adjoining Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoxne, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3503 / 52°21'0"N

Longitude: 1.1998 / 1°11'59"E

OS Eastings: 618024

OS Northings: 277285

OS Grid: TM180772

Mapcode National: GBR VKL.Q4N

Mapcode Global: VHL9G.R644

Entry Name: Aldersyde, the Cottage and Adjoining Cottage

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 14 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281043

Location: Hoxne, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Hoxne

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Hoxne St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

HOXNE LOW STREET (west side)
TM 17 NE
7/102 Aldersyde, The Cottage &
adjoining cottage to north
(previously listed as
Aldersyde, Two cottages
adjoining Aldersyde)
Originally one dwelling, now 3 cottages. C16, in several phases, with later
alterations. Timber framed and plastered, with old panelled plasterwork to
front. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. A single long range with continuous jetty
to road frontage. 5 windows, mainly C18 3-light casements. Set forward to
extreme right is a C19 plastered and gabled one-storey addition with old 4-
light window. In the centre of the range is a canted small-paned former shop
window of c.1800. Aldersyde has a C19 4-panel door, The Cottage has a C19 4-
panel raised and fielded door, right hand cottage has a C20 door; all are
reached by short flights of steps. 2 internal stacks, that to left an C18
insertion with cross-axial shaft. The frame is in 7 bays. There is evidence
for extensive remodelling during C16, the rear wall older than the remainder.
End bay to left (bay 1) was a carriage entrance, the upper floor set high;
later infilling, with a false jetty to match the remainder. Bays 2 and 7 have
one-bay rooms with roll-moulded axial bridging beams and moulded end cornices;
chamfered joists are exposed in bay 2. Bays 4 and 5 comprise a single cell
with roll-moulded cross-beams and cornices. Bay 3 has substantial plain
joists, with no evidence for a partition dividing it from the adjacent 2-bay
room. Bay 6 is occupied by the stack. Bay 4 has open trusses on each side,
one with straight tie beam braces, unusual in C16. Good quality studding with
reverse-curved braces. Evidence for many C16 windows, 2 to rear with exposed
chamfered mullions; front wall has sills of 2 first floor oriel windows. The
Cottage has open ground floor fireplace with original lintol. C18 roof with 2
rows of stepped butt purlins.

Listing NGR: TM1802477285

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