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Latitude: 52.2965 / 52°17'47"N
Longitude: 1.2564 / 1°15'23"E
OS Eastings: 622146
OS Northings: 271478
OS Grid: TM221714
Mapcode National: GBR VL8.SL1
Mapcode Global: VHL9P.QJKW
Entry Name: Chapel House
Listing Date: 14 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1032538
English Heritage Legacy ID: 280986
Location: Horham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Horham
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Horham St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22 March 2017.
TM 27 SW,
House, probably once a farmhouse. Early C17. Single-storey flat-roofed wing
to east added c.1972 for the composer Benjamin Britten, and his partner
Peter Pears, who owned the house for many years prior to his death in 1976.
Timber framed, encased in colourwashed brick. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys and
attic. 2-cell, lobby entry type with a central stack. South front has 2 windows,
standard small-paned casements under segmental arches. Small C20 lean-to porch with side door; within the porch is a half-glazed 4-panel door. The main entrance is now to the north. The frame is partly exposed internally, with reverse-curved braces
and original window openings. Both ground-floor rooms have bridging beams
with nicked stop-chamfers, the joists concealed. Newel stairs, the attic
flight original. The roof has a single row of clasped purlins and cranked
Listing NGR: TM2214671478
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