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Numbers 1 and 2 Laundry Cottages and Water Tower Attached at North End

A Grade II Listed Building in Barham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1338 / 52°8'1"N

Longitude: 1.1079 / 1°6'28"E

OS Eastings: 612800

OS Northings: 252949

OS Grid: TM128529

Mapcode National: GBR TLV.4XH

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.5M2K

Entry Name: Numbers 1 and 2 Laundry Cottages and Water Tower Attached at North End

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279224

Location: Barham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Barham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Claydon and Barham St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
3/31 Nos. 1 & 2 Laundry
Cottages and Water Tower
9.12.55 attached at north end.
(Formerly listed as Water
Tower Cottage)
- II
Pair of estate cottages, originally a service range of Shrubland Old Hall,
which was largely demolished in C19. Dated 1637 on building. 3 cells, 2
storeys. Timber-framed and plastered, largely underbuilt and encased in
C19/C20 brickwork now painted. Plaintiled roof with axial chimneys of red
brick; at the south gable are original barge boards with carved trailing-leaf
ornament; on one side are the initials B over WD, and on the other the date
1637; in the apex is a drop-finial. Mainly C20 small-pane casements and flush
entrance doors. Good clasped purlin roof, partly wind-braced. Some plain
close-studding exposed internally. A 2-storey C20 extension is attached to
the west side. At the north end is a C19 water-tower serving the Shrubland
estate; a plain square structure of gault brick, heavily buttressed and with
battlemented parapets.

Listing NGR: TM1280052949

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