Chapel House

20 Sep 2002
Chapel House, Church Road, Shelley, Babergh, Suffolk, IP7 5QX
Photograph (Digital)
To ask us about this record, please make an enquiry.
Request a copy


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TM 03 NW SHELLEY CHURCH ROAD 2/99 Chapel House


House. C15 with later alterations and additions. Exposed, jettied timber frame to main (right) range, plastered left range and right return lean-to. Red plain tiled roofs, lower to left range. External left and off centre right red brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys. The left range at one time used as a bakehouse and then a post office has original first floor mullion, C19/C20 red tiled ground floor former shop front extension with C20 casement. Main range moulded long wall jetty bressumer. 3 shafts with moulded capitals and bases support the jetty brackets. First floor 2 three-light and central 2-light mullions, that to left original, the others in original positions ground floor, left angled bay, right 5-light mullion. Left 4-centre arched doorway. Some original mullions to rear and a segmental arched doorway. There is a simple coved hood porch on plain supports to rear door. Internal features include:- Hearring bone brick floor.

Inserted back-to-back inglenook fireplaces, one with cambered mantel beam. The other with moulded beam, this with early C20 Adam and Eve plaster motif over.

Moulded ceiling and bridging joists to ground floor. Vertically boarded door to chimney-side staircase. Chamfered 4-centre arched doorway. Signs of roof raise to left range. Interlocked plain and angled vertically boarded wall. Jowled storey posts, arched braces mainly cut away. Cambered tie beam. Halved and bridled top plate scarf.

Listing NGR: TM0313038484


This is part of the Series: IOE\Davies_Hilary IOE Records for Davies, Hilary; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mrs Hilary Davies. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Davies, Hilary

Rights Holder: Davies, Hilary


Brick, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Jettied House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Post Office, Communications, Postal System Structure, Bakehouse