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Cobbolds Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Earl Soham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2207 / 52°13'14"N

Longitude: 1.2629 / 1°15'46"E

OS Eastings: 622967

OS Northings: 263069

OS Grid: TM229630

Mapcode National: GBR VM7.N47

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.TFZZ

Entry Name: Cobbolds Row

Listing Date: 29 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472822

Location: Earl Soham, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Earl Soham

Built-Up Area: Earl Soham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Earl Soham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

EARL SOHAM
TM 2363
A1120
(Southwest side)
315/8/10004
Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 Cobbold's Row
GV II

Row of 6 cottages, originally 7. Late C19. Probably by Thomas Cotman for the Cobbold family. Red brick with jettied and timber-framed first floor. Roof of plain tiles to front and pantiles to rear. Massive and elaborate central ridge and end stacks. Vernacular revival style. 2 storeys. 12- window range at first floor of single and 2-light casements with glazing bars. 11 similar windows below, with 2 plank doors to No. 1 (now a single dwelling) to left, Nos. 3 and 4 under a central arch with first floor gable over and Nos.5, 6 and 7 to right. First floor framing of light scanning has the brick partitions expressed on the front at intervals. Pear also has a jettied first floor, similar casements and doors, and a central wing with outshut behind. Interiors are reported as retaining contemporary fireplaces and plank doors. A fine quality row of cottages forming part of a group' h nearby listed buildings. HISTORY. This row is reputed to have been converted from the maltings of a nearby Cobbold brewery, hence the name. The architect was probably Thomas Cotman who designed Cranmer House, Felixstowe (qv) for the same family in 1885. The stacks on both buildings are very similar.

Listing NGR: TM2296763069

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Description

EARL SOHAM
TM 2363
A1120
(Southwest side)
315/8/10004
Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 Cobbold's Row
GV II

Row of 6 cottages, originally 7. Late C19. Probably by Thomas Cotman for the Cobbold family. Red brick with jettied and timber-framed first floor. Roof of plain tiles to front and pantiles to rear. Massive and elaborate central ridge and end stacks. Vernacular revival style. 2 storeys. 12- window range at first floor of single and 2-light casements with glazing bars. 11 similar windows below, with 2 plank doors to No. 1 (now a single dwelling) to left, Nos. 3 and 4 under a central arch with first floor gable over and Nos.5, 6 and 7 to right. First floor framing of light scanning has the brick partitions expressed on the front at intervals. Pear also has a jettied first floor, similar casements and doors, and a central wing with outshut behind. Interiors are reported as retaining contemporary fireplaces and plank doors. A fine quality row of cottages forming part of a group' h nearby listed buildings. HISTORY. This row is reputed to have been converted from the maltings of a nearby Cobbold brewery, hence the name. The architect was probably Thomas Cotman who designed Cranmer House, Felixstowe (qv) for the same family in 1885. The stacks on both buildings are very similar.

Listing NGR: TM2296763069

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