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May Place may Place Cottage (Number 7a)

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3253 / 52°19'31"N

Longitude: 1.6794 / 1°40'45"E

OS Eastings: 650816

OS Northings: 276066

OS Grid: TM508760

Mapcode National: GBR YX3.5F4

Mapcode Global: VHM76.2T58

Entry Name: May Place may Place Cottage (Number 7a)

Listing Date: 22 November 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484877

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Southwold

Built-Up Area: Southwold

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


SOUTHWOLD

TM5076 SOUTH GREEN
588-1/7/129 (North side)
22/11/71 May Place

GV II

Includes: Nos.7 AND 7A May Place Cottage (No.7A) QUEEN STREET.

House, now three dwellings. Mid C18; altered and extended
c1840, further extension later in C19; altered again in early
C20 and subdivided 1953. Red brick with gault-brick front;
shallow pitched hipped roofs, slate at front, black-glazed
pantiles at rear; four panelled stacks of brick, irregularly
disposed.
EXTERIOR. South Green front: 2 storeys, 3 bays with
single-storey extension to left. Main front has projecting
single-storey square porch in centre entered through glazed
double-leaf doors: inside are C20 part glazed double doors
with engraved glass beneath 7-vaned fanlight. To right and
left of porch are full height bows, fitted on ground floor
with 3-light casements. First floor has three French windows
with glazing bars, each opening on to continuous wrought-iron
balcony supported on posts. Extension has 4/4 and 6/6 horned
sash windows, the left one converted to fixed window, in a
canted bay.
Queen Street front: 2 storeys with irregular fenestration. On
ground floor are 6-panelled door to No.7 Queen Street and five
mixed sashes and tripartite sashes, all with glazing bars and
painted skewback arches. First floor has projecting square bay
window on brackets fitted with sashes with glazing bars and
three further simple sashes.
INTERIOR: May Place: right front room has painted ceiling
c1904 by Granville Elves, comprising 24 square panels
containing portrait heads of local children floating under
cloud background: Greek key frieze to cornice.
(Jenkins AB: A Hundred Years of Southwold in Photographs:
Southwold: 1983-: 48; Lenny JG: Map of Southwold: Southwold:
1839-).


Listing NGR: TM5081676066

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