Building record GRU 054 - Folly Cottage

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17th-18th century Grade II listed house


Grid reference Centred TM 2231 5096 (15m by 19m)
Map sheet TM25SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

17th or 18th century Grade II listed House. Timber-framed with colourwashed render and a pantile roof. Two storeys. Road front: a projecting gabled wing at the left which is single storeyed with an attic and has French windows to the ground floor and a 2-light casement to the first floor. To right of this the axial range has a door of 4 flush panels at left of centre, immediately to right of which is a 2-light casement of 20th century date (as is all the fenestration of the house). To right again at ground floor level is a window of 3 x 2 panes with a 2-light windows to the far right. To left of this is a 2- light window with cambered head. To the first floor are four 2-light casement windows. Axial stacks to right and a cross-axial stack at left with a further stack in the re-entrant angle between the main range and the left wing. The rear has additions of 20th century date at ground floor level. The interior contains Chamfered ceiling beams to the ground floor and joists with exposed studded walling (S1).

2014: A Heritage Asset Assessment was prepared to inform a planning decsion to remove the 20th century extension on the rear elevation and replace it with a new extension. The property was originally divided for dual ocupancy and is likely to have housed villagers engaged in local trades (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Digital archive: Historic England. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Blanchflower, J. 2014. Heritage Asset Assessment: Folly Cottage, The Street, Grundisburgh.

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Record last edited

Sep 27 2016 3:05PM

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