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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel St Mary, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0031 / 52°0'11"N

Longitude: 1.0535 / 1°3'12"E

OS Eastings: 609689

OS Northings: 238256

OS Grid: TM096382

Mapcode National: GBR TNB.96J

Mapcode Global: VHLBY.6XT8

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 30 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278837

Location: Capel St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Capel St. Mary

Built-Up Area: Capel St Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Capel St Mary with Little Wenham and Great Wenham

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

No. 5, Orchard Cottage


Cottage. C15/C16. Timber framed and plastered with some weather boarding and
painted brick. Red plan tiled roof hipped to rear. Large offset red brick
chimney stack to left return. Single storey right return C20 lean-to extension.
Formerly jettied to front, now with brick infill to ground floor. 2 storeys,
single window range of C19/C20 casements, board door to right, moulded surround,
C20 door to right lean-to extension. Of 2 bays, the central large jowled storey
posts and cambered tie beams now with arched braces cut away suggest a crown post
roof. There is an original round headed doorway to ground floor. Flat section
ceiling beams, chamfered bridging joists. Mullion slots visible in jetty
bressumer. Herringbone brick floors. A copy of a will in the present owners
possession suggests thai the cottage was owned by Samuel Hudson, 6th June 1629.
Possibly the crosswing to a former larger house.

Listing NGR: TM0968938256

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