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The Old Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunston, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.279 / 52°16'44"N

Longitude: 0.8938 / 0°53'37"E

OS Eastings: 597504

OS Northings: 268486

OS Grid: TL975684

Mapcode National: GBR SHH.4SN

Mapcode Global: VHKD1.FZW8

Entry Name: The Old Cottage

Listing Date: 15 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281191

Location: Hunston, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Hunston

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Hunston St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


TL 96 NE HUNSTON THE STREET

2/88 The Old Cottage
15.11.54

-- II

House, C16 with porch and remodelling of 1619. One storey and attics. 3-cell
lobby-entrance plan. Timber framed: arch studbraced wall framing exposed
externally in C20 with plaster infill panels. Thatched roof with eyebrow
casement dormers. An axial C17 chimney of red brick. 2-light C18 casements
with leaded lights, some replicated in mid C20. A fine 2-storey entrance
porch, dated 1619. Timber-framed, plastered with exposed framing. The 1st
storey is jettied on 3 sides, with exposed joist ends and billet-carved
bressumers. The gable tie-beam is also jettied, carved with delicate cresting
and in the centre is a panel with the date 1619. Drop finials of cage form at
either corner and below ridge. Carved contemporary bargeboards. A shallow
oriel window over the entrance, ovolo-moulded, with 5 lights above and below a
transome; 3-light windows in side walls. Pair of mid C20 doors with 2 fielded
panels. To right is an C18 single-bay extension.


Listing NGR: TL9750468486

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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