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Chestnut Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Margaret, South Elmham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4018 / 52°24'6"N

Longitude: 1.4058 / 1°24'20"E

OS Eastings: 631776

OS Northings: 283653

OS Grid: TM317836

Mapcode National: GBR WLM.G6N

Mapcode Global: VHM6N.BW0P

Plus Code: 9F43CC24+P8

Entry Name: Chestnut Cottage

Listing Date: 27 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352652

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282331

Location: St. Margaret, South Elmham, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP20

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: St. Margaret, South Elmham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: South Elmham St Margaret St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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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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