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Wrenshall Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3101 / 52°18'36"N

Longitude: 0.9107 / 0°54'38"E

OS Eastings: 598515

OS Northings: 271988

OS Grid: TL985719

Mapcode National: GBR SH4.31X

Mapcode Global: VHKD1.Q6SD

Plus Code: 9F428W66+27

Entry Name: Wrenshall Cottages

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284322

Location: Stanton, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: West Suffolk

Civil Parish: Stanton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Stanton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 97 SE STANTON UPTHORPE ROAD

3/59 Wrenshall Cottages

II


A pair of estate cottages, now privately owned. Dated 1899 on front. Red
brick, partly finished with tile-hanging and partly with mock timbering.
Plaintiled roofs. One-and-a-half storeys: half-H form, with a hipped, single-
storey projection from each gable containing an entry and porch. A chimney-
stack with 4 hexagonal shafts to each wing, and 2 smaller stacks with similar
shafts to the central range. Brick ground storey: all the windows are
original casements with a single horizontal bar. Each wing has a jetty with
carved supports to the first floor, tile-hanging to the upper storey, and a 4-
light oriel window with a coved timber base. The gable projects slightly at
eaves level, and the apex has mock timbering, carved barge-boards and a
hanging finial. The centre has a lean-to veranda roof supported on posts
along the ground storey, and 22-light casement windows to the upper storey
with gablet roofs finished with barge-boards and finials to match the gables.
The only example in Stanton of the ornate cottages built on the estate of John
Martineau of Walsham-le-Willows in the later C19. Formerly attached to
Wrenshall Farm.


Listing NGR: TL9851571988

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

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