Southwold Beach Hut and Nearby Recommended
Holiday Cottage to Let.

Phone 01473 735343

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 Chestnutt Studios

Please note NO bookings will be taken until AFTER the 12th of November 2015.

Christopher Chestnutt

Christopher Chestnutt is an award winning architect. He designed and illustrated 3 books for The Suffolk Preservation Society- 'About Hadleigh', 'Discovering Southwold' and 'Clare- the Place and the People'.
He has advised on and contributed material and illustrations for the book' Patterns for Suffolk Buidings" edited by Celia Jennings and published by the Suffolk Building Preservation Trust.
His buildings have been illustrated in national architectural journals and have won various awards.
He was on the council of the Suffolk Association of Architects 1976-1998. He served on the national council of the Royal Institute of British Architects, on the boards of the British Architectural Library and the RIBA National Architecture Centre 1995-1998.

Bank House Southwold

Bank House Southwold

He was a joint honorary director of the Architecture Gallery, Cambridge 1996-1998 and curated, in 1994 with Colen Lumley, the exhibition 'Cabbages and Kings - A sense of Region' together with the accompanying book, at The Architecture Gallery, Cambridge. His architectural background is revealed in his sensitive pen and pencil observations of East Anglia's built form and its relationship with the regions landscape.

Adnams Brewery

The old Adnams Brewery

Snape Maltings

Fishermans huts

Southwold fisherman's hut. Images such as this one have been the basis for collage where use has been made of a variety of technology and media. These works are often on a large scale.

Tallin Design Museum

Tallin Design Museum

His sketchbooks are full of his personal memories.

A life long delight and escape has been the use of caricature in illustration work.

Our beach hut appears in many a drawing. Here, in one of the Chestnutt family's Christmas cards, Santa visits Southwold and longs for summer.