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Forge Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3364 / 52°20'11"N

Longitude: 0.9927 / 0°59'33"E

OS Eastings: 603988

OS Northings: 275145

OS Grid: TM039751

Mapcode National: GBR SGV.KSQ

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.5J5Q

Plus Code: 9F428XPV+H3

Entry Name: Forge Cottage

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439726

Location: Rickinghall, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Inferior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Tagged with: Cottage Thatched cottage

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TM 07 NW
1/121 Forge Cottage
House, latterly with a shop. Early to mid C16, stack inserted and reroofed
early C17, altered C19 and C20. Timber frame, plastered with some panelled
pargetting. Thatched roof. 4 bay 3 cell cross entry plan with smoke hood
between hall and parlour replaced by a stack. 2 storeys. Ground floor: cross
entry to right of centre blocked with a Phoenix Insurance marker above, to
right or service bay a 24 pane architraved part opening former shop window,
second entrance to right also blocked; to hall a part opening glazing bar
cross casement, to parlour a cross casement, all with hoodboards. First floor
four 2-light glazing bar casements with leaded panes to left. Ridge stack
inserted towards left end which is half hipped with a small lean-to outshut.
Right end added external stack and a C20 lean-to entrance porch. To rear a
pantiled brick oven lean-to behind stack, 2-light casements. Interior: 2
blocked service doorways with chamfered surrounds, one 4-centred arched head,
hall has mortices for arched braces to original cross axial binding beam.
First floor: service end wall straight arched bracing, posts of rebated
section with 4-centred.arched braces to a cambered tie beam with a rebated
soffit to hall chamber open truss, large window opening in solar end wall.

Listing NGR: TM0398875145

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