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Decoy Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Nacton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0155 / 52°0'55"N

Longitude: 1.2477 / 1°14'51"E

OS Eastings: 622955

OS Northings: 240209

OS Grid: TM229402

Mapcode National: GBR VPQ.Q7T

Mapcode Global: VHLC1.KLZS

Plus Code: 9F43268X+53

Entry Name: Decoy Cottage

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Last Amended: 16 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286184

Location: Nacton, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP10

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Nacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Levington

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Decoy Cottages

the address shall be amended to read ORWELL PARK

Decoy Cottage

the first sentence of the description should be amended to read:
Estate Cottage, originally a pair, c.1850.


3/18 Nos 1 and 2
- Decoy Cottages

- II

Pair of estate cottages, c.1850. Built in the Cottage Ornée Style, for
keepers of the decoy ponds, 100 metres to the N.W. on the Orwell park Estate.
2 storeys. Plastered walls, the upper floor oversailing on all sides, with
curved brackets simulating joist-ends. Fish-scale tiled roofs with
oversailing verges; prominent arcaded barge-boards with acorn drop-finials and
turned spike-finials. Pair of gault brick chimneys at rear, each with 3
circular shafts, of spiral- and zigzag-carved brick; moulded caps and bases.
Mullioned and transomed wooden windows with small iron panes of diamond and
octagonal form. At 1st floor right and left gables are corbelled oriel
windows with bonnet tiled roofs. Prominent, similar central entrance porch on
2 storeys, with features to the end gables; oversailing upper floor on an open
framework of rustic posts and braces. Arched-headed entrance doorway; 4-
panelled nail-head ornamented door with painted glazed upper panels.

Listing NGR: TM2295540209

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