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Walnut Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Finningham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2842 / 52°17'3"N

Longitude: 1.0276 / 1°1'39"E

OS Eastings: 606608

OS Northings: 269434

OS Grid: TM066694

Mapcode National: GBR TJT.NMP

Mapcode Global: VHKD3.RVM9

Entry Name: Walnut Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279457

Location: Finningham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Finningham

Built-Up Area: Finningham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Finningham St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0669
Walnut Tree Cottage


House, latterly 4 dwellings. Early C16, floor and stack inserted and extended
late C17, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered. Thatched roof with
secondary hips. Originally a small 2 bay open hall with a storeyed lower bay,
extended to left with stack and parlour. 1 storey and attic. Original
entrance to right of centre now blocked, a boarded door into upper bay of
hall, C20 2-light lattice leaded casements, 3 eyebrow thatched dormers, ridge
stacks in original cross passage to right of centre and to left of original
upper end, rebuilt caps. Left end hipped over a small C18 extension, later
lean-to outshuts on both ends. Interior: ground floor framing altered, an
original window sill in service end, stop chamfered axial binding beam to
inserted hall floor, parlour has stop chamfered jowled storey posts, cross
axial binding beam, ogee and bar stop chamfered fireplace bressumers, left end
wall through tension bracing. First floor arched braces to cambered tie
beams, double arched braces in former open truss, the outer brace cranked,
arched braces in walling, remains of a 6-light diamond mullioned hall window
in original upper bay, diamond mullioned window openings in solar, edge halved
scarf joints in wall plates, roof retains some early rafters and collars with
mortices for crown posts, smoke blackening.

Listing NGR: TM0660869434

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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