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Valley Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Battisford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1437 / 52°8'37"N

Longitude: 1.0079 / 1°0'28"E

OS Eastings: 605914

OS Northings: 253759

OS Grid: TM059537

Mapcode National: GBR SK6.HNR

Mapcode Global: VHKDW.FC6Z

Plus Code: 9F4342V5+F5

Entry Name: Valley Cottage

Listing Date: 22 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279793

Location: Battisford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Battisford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Battisford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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6/18 Valley Cottage
- II

House; early C16, extended late C16. 1 storey with attics. 3-cell plan with
cross-entry. Timber-framed and plastered. Pantiled roof formerly thatched;
half-hipped at right-hand end. An axial chimney of red brick and 2 external
chimneys, all C19. Four C19 gabled casement dormers. Small-pane casements of
C19 or early C20. Two late C20 entrance doors of stable type, the upper part
glazed with small panes. Heavy medieval framing fully exposed: tension-braced
studwork and massive unchamfered floor joists. An original rear cross-entry
doorway, converted to a window, has a 4-centred arched head. Coupled rafter
roof. The house was originally of 2-cell end-chimney plan; a diamond-
mullioned window now in a 1st floor partition was at the east gable. The
original chimney was probably timber-framed; a 2-bay parlour cell was added
beyond it in later C16 and the chimney rebuilt in brick with lintelled open
fireplaces in hall and parlour.

Listing NGR: TM0591453759

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