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River Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Debenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2275 / 52°13'38"N

Longitude: 1.1802 / 1°10'48"E

OS Eastings: 617289

OS Northings: 263571

OS Grid: TM172635

Mapcode National: GBR VM3.C66

Mapcode Global: VHLB1.D8SS

Plus Code: 9F4365GJ+X3

Entry Name: River Cottage

Listing Date: 24 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281479

Location: Debenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Debenham

Built-Up Area: Debenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Debenham St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 16 SE
6/55 No.16 (River Cottage) &
- No.18

Originally one house, now 2. First half of C17 with mid C19 facade. Timber
framed and rendered, the facade lined to imitate ashlar. Slated roof. 3-cell
form. 2 storeys and attic. A-range of 3 small-paned sash windows. Doorway
in cross-entry position: C19 6-panel door (upper 2 panels glazed), open porch
with entablature, on slender tapering timber columns. Internal stack with
plain axial shaft. Later stack against left gable end. Doorway to No.16 in
right gable end: C19 6-panel door with open timber porch on square posts. 1 1/2-
storey pantiled wing to rear: 2 sash windows with glazing bars facing Chancery
Lane; internal stack. Interior. Most of structure is concealed. No.16 under
renovation at time of survey (July 1987): some widely-spaced first floor
studding, corner posts with deep jowls. Newel stairs. Rear addition to No.16
(now within later lean-to) has window with C17 diamond-leaded glass. Rear
wall of No.16 has some original panels of stippled plasterwork preserved
within roof of lean-to; some more elaborate C17 pargetted designs are said to
be concealed at rear of No.18. Roof pitch altered C19 although original
structure probably intact.

Listing NGR: TM1728963571

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