CHAPEL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1032538

Date first listed: 14-Apr-1988

Statutory Address: CHAPEL HOUSE, CHAPEL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAPEL HOUSE, CHAPEL LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Horham

National Grid Reference: TM2214671478

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History

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Details

The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 March 2017.

TM 27 SW, 5/45

HORHAM, CHAPEL LANE, Chapel House

II

House, probably once a farmhouse. Early C17. Single-storey flat-roofed wing to east added c.1972 for the composer Benjamin Britten, and his partner Peter Pears, who owned the house for many years prior to his death in 1976. Timber framed, encased in colourwashed brick. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. 2-cell, lobby entry type with a central stack. South front has 2 windows, standard small-paned casements under segmental arches. Small C20 lean-to porch with side door; within the porch is a half-glazed 4-panel door. The main entrance is now to the north. The frame is partly exposed internally, with reverse-curved braces and original window openings. Both ground-floor rooms have bridging beams with nicked stop-chamfers, the joists concealed. Newel stairs, the attic flight original. The roof has a single row of clasped purlins and cranked wind braces.

Listing NGR: TM2214671478

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 280986

Legacy System: LBS

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