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West Gate Lodge to Dalham Hall with Gates Piers and Walling, Dalham

Description: West Gate Lodge to Dalham Hall with Gates Piers and Walling

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 275561

OS Grid Reference: TL7128262878
OS Grid Coordinates: 571282, 262878
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2374, 0.5070

Location: Dalham, Suffolk CB8 8TA

Locality: Dalham
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8TA

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Listing Text


6/1 West Gate Lodge
27.1.72 to Dalham Hall,
with gates,
piers and
(Formerly listed as
Lodge and Entrance gates
under Dalham Hall)


Gate lodge and gates to the Dalham Hall Estate, c.1900. In the
Queen Anne Revival Style. Gate lodge of one storey, irregular
plan. Red brick with lighter red quoins, bands of plaintiles,
the tiles set in herringbone fashion; limestone block quoins.
All bricks are narrow (about 5cm). Plaintiled roofs, hipped but
with a gable at the entrance; central chimney of 4 tall attached
square flues, red brick with limestone bands and moulded caps.
Small-pane casements, some with hinged panelled shutters, under
flat arches of gauged brick and limestone; beneath the cill a
raised apron. Fine prominent entrance doorway of limestone:
shouldered architrave; scrolled pediment on carved console
brackets; in the pediment is a carved coat of arms in relief.
Pair of entrance doors, each having 4 fielded panels. A pair of
wrought iron carriage gates on heavy piers of red brick with
limestone banding and a moulded limestone base and capping. On
either side a pedestrian gateway and another pier. Over the
gateway is a brick arch with gabled limestone coping. On either
flank is an elliptical screen wall of red brick with bands of
herringbone plaintiling, moulded limestone coping and terminal
pier. All piers are surmounted by a statue of a mythical
creature. Central in the screen walls is a niche with a circular
head of gauged brick, sunk within a square frame.

Listing NGR: TL7128262878

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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