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Serpentine Wall on the South Side of Westgate Street, Long Melford

Description: Serpentine Wall on the South Side of Westgate Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278340

OS Grid Reference: TL8645246547
OS Grid Coordinates: 586452, 246547
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0859, 0.7199

Location: Westgate Street, Long Melford, Suffolk CO10 9DS

Locality: Long Melford
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 9DS

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Listing Text

5377 (South Side)
Long Melford
Serpentine Wall
on the south side
of Westgate Street
(fomerly listed as
Wall under Westgate Lane)
TL 8646 20/588 23.3.61.

A C18 red brick wall about 7 ft high extending to the west from the rear
of Top Shop house, The Green West, for about 88 yds to No 1 Westgate Street.
The wall is built in a series of concave and convex curves and is known
locally as a crinkle-crankle wall.

Listing NGR: TL8645246547

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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