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The Chestnuts, Monewden

Description: The Chestnuts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286513

OS Grid Reference: TM2466758830
OS Grid Coordinates: 624667, 258830
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1819, 1.2849

Location: Monewden, Suffolk IP13 7BY

Locality: Monewden
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7BY

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Listing Text

TM 25 NW
(North side)
16/3/66 The Chestnuts
- II

Farmhouse. Dated 1619. Timber framed with colourwashed render and a slate
roof, originally thatched. Two storeys with attic. Baffle-entry with
screens passage, 3-cell plan. Entrance front: ground floor 6-panel C19
doorway at right of centre below the stack. To right and left of this are
4-light early C19 casements and a similar window at far left. To the first
floor are three 3-light casements. To the ridge at right of centre is a
rectangular stack with saw-toothed flues above with moulded bases and caps.
Right hand gable end: close studded with a projecting ground floor bay
window with 6-centred lights and 2 at either side. The first floor has a
4-light ovolo-moulded mullioned window and a similar window to the attic
with jowled corner posts. Rear: mainly obscured at ground floor level by a
C19 brick lean-to outshut with pantile roof. To the first floor at left is
a 4-light window with ovolo-moulded surround and to right of centre is a
similar window. To the far right is a further lean-to with a catslide
gambrel roof.
Interior: screens passage with panelled screeen and jowled wall posts one
of which bears the initals SME below the date 1619. Ovolo-moulded ceiling
beams to the ground floor rooms with lamb's tongue end-stops and signs of
the service room division to the present kitchen close studding and
reversed bracing to the first floor, and 2 blocked windows of 3 lights with
ovolo-moulded mullions. Wind bracing to the attics.

Listing NGR: TM2466758830

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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