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Chain House

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1516 / 52°9'5"N

Longitude: 1.0537 / 1°3'13"E

OS Eastings: 609005

OS Northings: 254761

OS Grid: TM090547

Mapcode National: GBR TLL.370

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.65WY

Entry Name: Chain House

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407543

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Needham Market with Badley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0854

No.1 (Chain House )


Farmhouse, probably C16 with alterations of c.1800 and C19. 2 storeys, 7
windows. Timber-framed and plastered in panels, with C19 cable-pattern
pargetting. Plaintiled roof with axial chimney of C19; a large C17 rear
chimney of red brick has diaper patterning in burnt headers and linked square
shafts. Small-pane sashes of c.1800 with moulded architraves. Good entrance
doorway with 6-panelled door (the central panels small and under-square),
panelled reveals and moulded architrave, and a shallow cornice on console
brackets. One room has good moulded C16 ceiling joists. 3 rear wings of
various dates, all encased in early C20 brick; a long service wing at the
north end interlocks with the rear of No.3, High Street.

Listing NGR: TM0900554761

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

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