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Chapel House, Shelley

Description: Chapel House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278874

OS Grid Reference: TM0313038484
OS Grid Coordinates: 603130, 238484
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0076, 0.9582

Location: Shelley Road, Shelley, Suffolk IP7 5QX

Locality: Shelley
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP7 5QX

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Listing Text

Chapel House


House. C15 with later alterations and additions. Exposed, jettied timber frame
to main (right) range, plastered left range and right return lean-to. Red plain
tiled roofs, lower to left range. External left and off centre right red brick
chimney stacks. 2 storeys. The left range at one time used as a bakehouse and
then a post office has original first floor mullion, C19/C20 red tiled ground
floor former shop front extension with C20 casement. Main range moulded long
wall jetty bressumer. 3 shafts with moulded capitals and bases support the jetty
brackets. First floor 2 three-light and central 2-light mullions, that to left
original, the others in original positions ground floor, left angled bay, right
5-light mullion. Left 4-centre arched doorway. Some original mullions to rear
and a segmental arched doorway. There is a simple coved hood porch on plain
supports to rear door. Internal features include:- Hearring bone brick floor.
Inserted back-to-back inglenook fireplaces, one with cambered mantel beam. The
other with moulded beam, this with early C20 Adam and Eve plaster motif over.
Moulded ceiling and bridging joists to ground floor. Vertically boarded door to
chimney-side staircase. Chamfered 4-centre arched doorway. Signs of roof raise
to left range. Interlocked plain and angled vertically boarded wall. Jowled
storey posts, arched braces mainly cut away. Cambered tie beam. Halved and
bridled top plate scarf.

Listing NGR: TM0313038484

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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