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May Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kenton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2473 / 52°14'50"N

Longitude: 1.207 / 1°12'25"E

OS Eastings: 619022

OS Northings: 265855

OS Grid: TM190658

Mapcode National: GBR VLZ.00G

Mapcode Global: VHL9V.VSY3

Entry Name: May Cottage

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281558

Location: Kenton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Kenton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kenton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 16 NE
1/134 May Cottage
- II

Former farmhouse. Early C17 with C20 gabled addition set forward to left.
Renovated 1978. Timber framed, smooth render, roof of interlocking concrete
pantiles. 2-cell form. 2 storeys. Mid C20 standard small-paned casement
windows. 2 original first floor diamond-mullioned windows, in right gable end
and at rear; another visible inside. Entrance door in side wall of C20
addition. Internal stack with rendered shaft. Small probably C19 rear lean-
to. Interior. The frame is in 3 unequal bays, much of it exposed. Cranked
corner braces. Front upper window to left has deeper sill and probably
projected. Heavy square joists in ceiling of left cell. Joists in larger
right cell concealed. The newel stair is largely original. Roof has one row
of clasped purlins and deep collars; no wind-bracing was apparent.

Listing NGR: TM1902265855

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