Building record IPS 1949 - St Mary's Cottage, Elm Street, Ipswich

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C15-16 timber-framed and plastered cottage, now tenement.


Grid reference Centred TM 1605 4456 (15m by 7m)
Map sheet TM14SE


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Cottage has a cross wing at the west end and a jettied upper storey on the whole front. The cross wing has exposed joists and remains of brackets with capitals and shafts. It has a bay window with casements with glazing bars and small panes. The windows generally are small casements with glazing bars. There is the remains of a moulded wall plate and part of a billet moulded bressumer. The main block has a range of mullioned lights on the 1st storey. This cottage is said to be dated 1467 (S1). Timber-framed building survey of Ipswich (S2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Digital archive: Historic England. The National Heritage List for England. 1037765.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Brook, R.. ?. Timber-framed building survey St Mary's Cottage, Elm Street, Ipswich.

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Aug 18 2017 12:04PM

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