CHESTNUT COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352652

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: CHESTNUT COTTAGE

Map

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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

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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

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Legacy System number: 282331

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