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The Chestnuts

A Grade II Listed Building in Drinkstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1981 / 52°11'53"N

Longitude: 0.8761 / 0°52'34"E

OS Eastings: 596657

OS Northings: 259443

OS Grid: TL966594

Mapcode National: GBR SJG.0BS

Mapcode Global: VHKDM.40JQ

Entry Name: The Chestnuts

Listing Date: 18 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280761

Location: Drinkstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Drinkstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/8 The Chestnuts
- II
Farmhouse, early/mid C16 in two stages. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan. Timber-
framed and roughcast. Concrete plaintiled roof, once thatched, hipped at
rear. An axial chimney with rebuilt shaft of C20 red brick. Mainly mid C19
small-pane casements. Rear C20 entrance door. Heavy C16 framing fully
exposed: tension-braced close-studding and massive beams and 1st floor joists.
Crownpost roof. A wide lintelled open fireplace in the hall. One cell at the
rear of the house appears to be an early C16 parlour cell. The remainder of
this structure was rebuilt on the same site, and the parlour became a service
room by mid C16.

Listing NGR: TL9665759443

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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