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The Chestnuts

A Grade II Listed Building in Monewden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1819 / 52°10'54"N

Longitude: 1.2849 / 1°17'5"E

OS Eastings: 624667

OS Northings: 258830

OS Grid: TM246588

Mapcode National: GBR VMV.1PT

Mapcode Global: VHLB9.7F45

Entry Name: The Chestnuts

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286513

Location: Monewden, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Monewden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Monewden St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 25 NW
(North side)
16/3/66 The Chestnuts
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1619. Timber framed with colourwashed render and a slate
roof, originally thatched. Two storeys with attic. Baffle-entry with
screens passage, 3-cell plan. Entrance front: ground floor 6-panel C19
doorway at right of centre below the stack. To right and left of this are
4-light early C19 casements and a similar window at far left. To the first
floor are three 3-light casements. To the ridge at right of centre is a
rectangular stack with saw-toothed flues above with moulded bases and caps.
Right hand gable end: close studded with a projecting ground floor bay
window with 6-centred lights and 2 at either side. The first floor has a
4-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window and a similar window to the attic
with jowled corner posts. Rear: mainly obscured at ground floor level by a
C19 brick lean-to outshut with pantile roof. To the first floor at left is
a 4-light window with ovolo-moulded surround and to right of centre is a
similar window. To the far right is a further lean-to with a catslide
gambrel roof.
Interior: screens passage with panelled screeen and jowled wall posts one
of which bears the initals SME below the date 1619. Ovolo-moulded ceiling
beams to the ground floor rooms with lamb's tongue end-stops and signs of
the service room division to the present kitchen close studding and
reversed bracing to the first floor, and 2 blocked windows of 3 lights with
ovolo-moulded mullions. Wind bracing to the attics.

Listing NGR: TM2466758830

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