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Chessil Holt, Wattisfield

Description: Chessil Holt

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281854

OS Grid Reference: TM0097574160
OS Grid Coordinates: 600975, 274160
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3287, 0.9480

Location: The Street, Wattisfield, Suffolk IP22 1HL

Locality: Wattisfield
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1HL

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Listing Text


3/109 Chessil Holt


House. C17 and c18. Timber-framed and rendered; plaintiled roofs. 1½
storeys; 2-cell main range with lobby-entrance, C18 rear wing. A C19 single-
storey extension formerly used for the village post office along part of the
front: rendered, with comb pargetting; plaintiles to the hipped lean-to roof;
one 12-pane sash window and one fixed 6-pane window; a central entrance door
with 6 fielded panels. The main range has an internal chimney-stack of Tudor
brick with 4 attached diagonally-set square shafts on a rectangular base. 2
gabled dormers with plain bargeboards, plastered cheeks, and 2-light casement
windows with a single bar to lights. One 3-light casement window to the
remainder of the ground floor with 2 horizontal bars to lights. Plain
interior with much framing covered. One tie-beam has been, cut through,
another has a marked camber and straight supporting braces. 2 upper
fireplaces to the stack, one with a segmental brick arch. Rear wing with
primary braces and bisected studs. Roof not examined.

Listing NGR: TM0097574160

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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