Description: Chestnut Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281016
OS Grid Reference: TM1939675176
OS Grid Coordinates: 619396, 275176
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3308, 1.2185
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HOXNE DENHAM ROAD
TM 17 NE
2/75 Chestnut Tree Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17, in at least 2 phases, forming L-shape plan.
Lower C18 service wing to right. Timber framed, modern textured render.
Service wing underbuilt in brick on ground floor. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys
and attics. 2-cell front range. 2 windows, C19 3-light casements. C17 plank
door to right. In the left gable end, a C19 entrance with 4-panelled door.
Internal stack with plain C17 shaft (damaged). The frame is very largely
intact, with some good close studding in the 2 main ground floor rooms. Heavy
curved and reverse-curved braces. Several blocked windows with chamfered and
ovolo mullions, one retaining diamond glazing bars and some early leaded
glass. Newel stairs; the upper flight has the original door and a short
planked balustrade terminating in a square newel post with knob finial. Roofs
much rebuilt. One ground floor room has an C18 corner cupboard with glazed
doors. At time of survey (October 1986) the house was in a derelict state
with the attic floor and one gable end partly collapsed.
Listing NGR: TM1939675176
Source: English Heritage
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