Listed Building: CHESNUT LODGE (280280)

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Grade II*
Volume/Map/Item 280280
Date assigned 29 July 1955
Date last amended


WILBY WILBY GREEN TM 27 SW 3/160 Chestnut Lodge 29.7.55 -- II* Farmhouse. C16, in 3 closely-dated phases. L-shape plan with later cross- wing to west. Timber framed and plastered with remains of old panelled plasterwork. 2 storeys and attic. Fine late C16 crowstepped brick gable end to south: paired windows at ground and first floor with original cavetto mullions and diamond-leaded glass; some of the cames are the originals re-set. The first floor windows have steep, boldly-moulded pediments. 2 blocked oval attic windows. Remains of first floor moulded string course. Centre panel inscribed 'WL 1782'. Integral stack with 2 octagonal shafts on moulded bases. Other windows are mid C20 square-leaded casements. To south of main range a lobby entrance with mid C20 door. Internal stack to main range and a massive external stack with crowstepped off-sets against side wall of cross-wing: each has 2 octagonal shafts on moulded bases. Single storey colourwashed brick addition to east of main range. Chamfered-joist hall ceiling. North room of cross-wing has storey posts carved with upturned volutes (one missing) above which are the initials 'IA'. The main parlour to the south has a ceiling with fully-moulded cross-beams, and the chamber above a similarly-moulded bridging beam. 3 fireplaces with depressed moulded stucco arches. Some good first floor studding with reversed braces. Newel stairs in main range with original door to attic flight. Queen-post roofs to main range and north end of cross- wing. The roof over the southern half of the cross-wing has clasped and butt purlins and is slightly later in date. Listing NGR: TM2410770842

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Grid reference TM 24107 70842 (point)
Map sheet TM27SW

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Nov 5 2019 2:06PM

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