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Watertower and Flanking Coach Houses, 320 Metres East of Medina Rajneesh, Herringswell

Description: Watertower and Flanking Coach Houses, 320 Metres East of Medina Rajneesh

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275773

OS Grid Reference: TL7194170997
OS Grid Coordinates: 571941, 270997
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3102, 0.5208

Location: Herringswell Road, Herringswell, Suffolk IP28 6WF

Locality: Herringswell
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP28 6WF

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Listing Text


4/32 Watertower and flanking
- coach-houses, 320 metres
east of Medina Rajneesh.

Watertower, flanking coach-house blocks and linking screen walls. C.1907,
built to serve Herringswell Manor, the estate of A.W. Ballance. The lower
stage of the tower is of red brick, with grand central entrance gateway;
moulded and hood-moulded 4-centred arched opening of terracotta with pair of
boarded doors. Above is a 4-light window with leaded casements. Above a
moulded brick cornice, the upper stage oversails on 4 sides, with exposed
joist-ends and diagonal beams on brackets; walling and gables of half-timbering
with rough-cast infill. Plaintiled swept pyramid roof in 2 stages, with a set-
forward gable at the upper stages framing a clock with bell above. Weather-vane
finial. The flanking coach-houses, gable front, with similar arched doorways.
Included for group value. The timber-framed and weather-boarded ranges to rear
are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TL7194170997

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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