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Tailors Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bacton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.264 / 52°15'50"N

Longitude: 1.006 / 1°0'21"E

OS Eastings: 605227

OS Northings: 267131

OS Grid: TM052671

Mapcode National: GBR SHV.34K

Mapcode Global: VHKD9.DC67

Entry Name: Tailors Cottages

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280488

Location: Bacton, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bacton

Built-Up Area: Bacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bacton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 06 NE

2/6 Nos 1 and 2 Tailors

- II

Two houses; built as one in mid C16, with early C17 alterations. Restored 1985.
3-cell plan. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered with C20 herring-
bone pargetting in panels. Thatched roof with two C20 casement dormers. An axial
chimney with shaft rebuilt in C20 red brick, and a C20 gable chimney to right.
C20 casements; a C16 diamond-mullioned window beneath the eaves. C20 thatched
gabled entrance porch with framed and boarded door. Heavy C16 framing exposed
internally. Arch-braced studwork, massive unchamfered floor joists, queenpost roof.
A number of complete diamond-mullioned windows; the parlour chamber to left has
moulded mullions. An altered C17 chimney with lintelled open fireplaces. The
former service end was half-hipped and has a blocked mullioned window; to its right
the service end was extended in early C17, also with diamond mullioned windows.
Included despite C20 alterations because of good C16 framing.

Listing NGR: TM0522767131

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