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21 and 22, Chapel Lane, Belstead

Description: 21 and 22, Chapel Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277387

OS Grid Reference: TM1322541212
OS Grid Coordinates: 613225, 241212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0283, 1.1068

Location: Chapel Lane, Belstead, Suffolk IP8 3LR

Locality: Belstead
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP8 3LR

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Listing Text

Nos 21 and 22
House, divided in two. C16 of various builds, C18, 1801, extended C20. Timber
framed, some exposed, but mostly rendered, brick, mostly plaintile roofs, some
slate and shingle. Complex plan. No 22, 2 bays, 2 storeys, long wall jettied on
both sides, extended in brick 1801 and later. No 21, L plan 2 storeys the
earlier wing added at right angles to No 22, partly enclosing it, the later
(kitchen, bathroom) wing completing the block. No 22 exposed close studding to
first floor, rendered ground floor, plaintile roofs, gabletted at northern end.
Ground floor single and 2-light leaded glazed timber casements. Similar 2-light
first floor opening. Small opening to return. 2 similar windows and boarded
door to single storey 1801 brick wing. Axial stack between the two builds,
external stack dated 1801 to northernmost gable. Interior. Ground floor
extended by a few feet beyond former closed truss, into No 21. Thinner scantling
timbers, brick party wall. Shutter grooves to former windows each side. Window,
formerly a doorway, has surviving hinge. Horizontal joists narrow jowelled posts,
chamfered tie beam. First floor shutter grooves. Wind braced clasped purlin
roof. No 21 L plan. 2, 2 bay 2 storey wings. The east-west wing with hipped
and gabletted roof, crossed by north-south wing with hipped roof to south, gabled
to north. South face. Ground floor C20 extension with 3-light window and added
porch obscure original surface. 4 small first floor openings, 2 to each build,
single casements, one a C20 insertion above stairs. Left hand return, thin
external-stack. 2 small inserted ground floor openings, 2-light first floor
timber casement. The casement beneath the exposed jetty is part of No 22. Right
hand return, scattered C20 casements. Rear, part external stack rises from
single storey extension housing former deep chimney and oven. Interior.
East-west wing has close studded frame, chamfered beams, horizontal joists.
Inserted and altered openings. Arch braced tie beam supporting wind braced
roof. North-south wing roof of thinner scantling.

Listing NGR: TM1322541212

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Source: English Heritage

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