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Latitude: 52.1222 / 52°7'19"N
Longitude: 0.9254 / 0°55'31"E
OS Eastings: 600360
OS Northings: 251136
OS Grid: TM003511
Mapcode National: GBR SK9.SY5
Mapcode Global: VHKDV.0X1H
Entry Name: Cottage Farm Cottage
Listing Date: 25 January 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1036978
English Heritage Legacy ID: 277197
Location: Wattisham, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7
Civil Parish: Wattisham
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Bildeston with Wattisham St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
The following building shall be added to the list:-
WATTISHAM WATTISHAM STONE
TM 05 SW
34/10002 Cottage Farm Cottage
Small house. Circa early-mid C16, remodelled circa C17 and
altered in C19. Plastered timber frame partly brick faced and
whitewashed. Steeply pitched corrugated iron sheet roof with
gabled ends. Brick gable end stacks.
Plan: 2-room; larger left-hand (W) room heated from large gable
end fireplace; right-hand (E) room divided axially with service
room at front with later brick stack with oven on gable end and
staircase and small unheated service room at back. Originally the
left hand (W) room was an open hall, heated from an open-hearth
fire, and the high end right-hand room had a solar above. In
circa C17 a gable-end stack and floor were inserted into the
hall; a putative low end would have been demolished in the C17
or in the C19 when the high right hand room was partitioned.
Exterior: 1 storey and attic. Asymmetrical 2-window south front.
C20 top-hung windows. C20 wooden porch to right of centre. A 2
and 3-light casement on rear wall. Small casement in west gable
end and larger casement in east gable.
Interior: Left-hand room (hall) has chamfered cross-beam with
straight-cut stops, chamfered beam in partition and large brick
fireplace with chamfered timber lintel. Right-hand room has
chamfered axial beam, broad unchamfered joists and C19 brick
fireplace with oven. The back of the right-hand room is
partitioned off for small unheated service room and stairs. Plank
doors internally. Full-height timber-frame partition between hall
and high end. Smoke-blackened chamfered tie-beam on chamfered
posts with curved braces. Exposed wall-plates and some exposed
Listing NGR: TM0036051136
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