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Brandon Hall, Brandon

Description: Brandon Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 275822

OS Grid Reference: TL7704886166
OS Grid Coordinates: 577048, 286166
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4448, 0.6036

Locality: Brandon
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP27 0SA

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Listing Text


1/13 Brandon Hall

7.5.54 (Formerly listed under
- II*

House. c.1730 with late C17 core. Main range of 2 windows, recessed between
projecting wings of 2 windows wide. 2 storeys. Knapped flint with red brick
headers; quoins, set-back moulded plinth and 1st floor string all of red
brick. Hipped slated roof rebuilt C19 after fire; axial chimneys of red
brick. C18 small-pane sash windows with fielded panelled internal shutters,
within earlier segmental arched openings. C18 entrance door with 2 lower
panels and 12-light glazed upper part. Late C17 shell canopy cantilevered on
heavily carved and enriched console brackets. Limestone semi-circular
entrance steps. The entrance hall and 2 front parlours have complete fielded
panelling. In the entrance hall is a segmental-arched and panel led opening to
the staircase, which has turned balusters, moulded and wreathed handrails,
console brackets to treads and dado panelling. The rear elevation was
remodel led mid C18; gault brick with dressings of red brick, windows with
segmental arched heads of finely gauged brick and small-pane sashes with
arched heads. Rear entrance door similar to front door, with flat canopy on
carved console brackets. To right is a mid C19 2-storey extension, and to
left a billiard room extension of c.1900, both having walling of knapped flint
with quoins of red brick. A legal document dated 1708 describes the house as
"newly built".

Listing NGR: TL7704886166

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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