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The Chestnuts, Drinkstone

Description: The Chestnuts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280761

OS Grid Reference: TL9665759443
OS Grid Coordinates: 596657, 259443
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1981, 0.8761

Location: Rattlesden Road, Drinkstone, Suffolk IP30 9TN

Locality: Drinkstone
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9TN

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Listing Text

TL 95 NE
3/8 The Chestnuts
- II
Farmhouse, early/mid C16 in two stages. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan. Timber-
framed and roughcast. Concrete plaintiled roof, once thatched, hipped at
rear. An axial chimney with rebuilt shaft of C20 red brick. Mainly mid C19
small-pane casements. Rear C20 entrance door. Heavy C16 framing fully
exposed: tension-braced close-studding and massive beams and 1st floor joists.
Crownpost roof. A wide lintelled open fireplace in the hall. One cell at the
rear of the house appears to be an early C16 parlour cell. The remainder of
this structure was rebuilt on the same site, and the parlour became a service
room by mid C16.

Listing NGR: TL9665759443

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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