Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122851

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: CHESNUT HOUSE


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Statutory Address: CHESNUT HOUSE

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County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Lamarsh

National Grid Reference: TL 89363 35481


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LAMARSH TL 83 NE 2/55 Chestnut House - II House. Late C16, extended in C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed mainly with handmade red clay tiles, partly with corrugated red clay tiles, C19. 3 bays facing S with axial chimney stack at right end, and C19 external stack at left end. C17 extension of one bay to right with axial chimney stack at end. Lean-to extensions behind each end, forming catslide roofs, and small flat- roofed extension between them. 2 storeys with attics. 6-panel door with open pediment, late C18, 3 C20 casements with rectangular leaded panes, and 5 more on first floor. Pierced and scalloped ridge tiles, C19. The interior has jowled posts, arched bracing trenched inside heavy studs, step stops on all original posts and axial beam in W bay, step stops with chevron carving on transverse beam in middle. One original window of 2 lights with ovolo mouldings survives within the NW extension. Axial beam with lamb's tongue stops in E extension. Clasped purlin roof. In the W attic gable there is a C17 window of 2 diamond- leaded lights, with some early glass. The main hearth has a cast iron fireback with the arms of Charles II, dated 1664. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL8936335481


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Legacy System number: 114844

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