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Latitude: 52.1485 / 52°8'54"N
Longitude: 0.9933 / 0°59'35"E
OS Eastings: 604890
OS Northings: 254246
OS Grid: TM048542
Mapcode National: GBR SK5.CXY
Mapcode Global: VHKDW.58G9
Entry Name: Kestrel Cottage willow Cottage
Listing Date: 25 October 1978
Last Amended: 22 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1033016
English Heritage Legacy ID: 279778
Location: Battisford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Battisford
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Battisford St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BATTISFORD CHURCH ROAD
TM 05 SW
5/3 Kestrel Cottage and
Willow Cottage (formerly listed
25.10.78 as Willow Cottage)
Two cottages, built as one house in two stages: Kestrel Cottage was rebuilt in
c.1700 largely of medieval components, and comprises the hall range; Willow
Cottage comprises a parlour block probably of C17 but remodelled in mid C19.
One storey and attics. 3-cell plan. Timber-framed, the front elevation
encased in C19 red brick, the rear plastered. Thatched roofs with C18/early
C19 casement dormers. An axial C17/C18 chimney of red brick, and a C19
chimney of gault brick to left. Small-pane C19 casements with cambered heads.
Kestrel Cottage has a boarded entrance door, Willow Cottage a C20 flush door.
The framing of Kestrel Cottage is fully'exposed internally; most of the main
components and rafters are smoke-blackened and are reused from a medieval open
hall. 1st floor joists of c.1700; possibly sycamore, and set on-edge. In the
hall is a lintelled open fireplace.
Listing NGR: TM0489054246
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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