CHESTNUT COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352652
Date first listed:
27-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
CHESTNUT COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHESTNUT COTTAGE

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
Parish:
St. Margaret, South Elmham
National Grid Reference:
TM 31776 83653

Details

SOUTH ELMHAM, ST. MARGARET ST. MARGARET'S GREEN TM 38 SW

4/71 Chestnut Cottage -

- II

Former farmhouse. C16 and mid C17. 2 storeys, part with attic; 3-cell form. Timber-framed and rendered; black glazed pantiles. An internal chimney-stack with a plain red brick shaft. Old casement windows with pintle hinges: 3 3- light and one small 2-light window to the upper floor, 3 3-light with transome to the ground floor. 2 C20 plank doors under a lean-to pantiled roof. The frame falls into 2, possibly 3, separate sections: later alterations to the layout. The 2 central bays have only the main beam exposed. To the right of the stack, the parlour has plain unchamfered joists and a main beam with very widely cut ovolo-moulding and damaged leaf-stops. Very small main posts, but the ceiling is not apparently inserted. Plain timber lintel to fireplace. In the room above the parlour, an original upper ceiling with the same moulding; fireplace with brick arch, decorated with plaster rustication; arched braces to long and side walls; the roof above this section in 2 bays: clasped purlins and arched windbraces, one to each bay, sloping towards the stack. At the extreme left, a C17 addition has reused timbers, primary braces and bisected studs; chamfered main beam with scroll-stop and groove,and unchamfered joists.

Listing NGR: TM3177683653

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
282331
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 08 Oct 2003
Reference: IOE01/10546/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Withinshaw. Source Historic England Archive
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