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Latitude: 52.1981 / 52°11'53"N
Longitude: 0.8761 / 0°52'34"E
OS Eastings: 596657
OS Northings: 259443
OS Grid: TL966594
Mapcode National: GBR SJG.0BS
Mapcode Global: VHKDM.40JQ
Entry Name: The Chestnuts
Listing Date: 18 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1032613
English Heritage Legacy ID: 280761
Location: Drinkstone, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP30
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Drinkstone
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Rattlesden St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
DRINKSTONE DRINKSTONE GREEN,
TL 95 NE
3/8 The Chestnuts
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
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