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Latitude: 52.226 / 52°13'33"N
Longitude: 1.1822 / 1°10'55"E
OS Eastings: 617431
OS Northings: 263412
OS Grid: TM174634
Mapcode National: GBR VM3.KP0
Mapcode Global: VHLB1.F9TX
Entry Name: The Chestnuts
Listing Date: 24 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1352489
English Heritage Legacy ID: 281552
Location: Debenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Debenham
Built-Up Area: Debenham
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Debenham St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
DEBENHAM WATER LANE
TM 16 SE
6/128 No.5 (The Chestnuts)
House. C15 core with considerable C16-early C17 alteration, including
addition of north cell. Timber framed and rendered, pantiled roof. 3 cells.
2 storeys. Various casement windows, mainly C20. To left is a mid C20 semi-
glazed door and enclosed porch. Glazed door to centre. Internal stack with
rendered shaft. Interior. Earlier work in 2 bays, the original layout
unclear. Upper floor has some good framing with arched wall braces. South
gable end has straight tie beam brace but no evidence for studding, suggesting
the house once continued further. Stack is inserted into part of south bay.
Centre bay has plain joists with original trimming for a stair. North bay is
early C17, most of the timbers concealed. Heavily sooted queen-post roof over
south bay. Remainder of roof has clasped purlins with much later
reinforcement and renewal; no sooting.
Listing NGR: TM1743163412
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