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Hot Garden Wall, 150 Metres South West of Shrubland Hall, Barham

Description: Hot Garden Wall, 150 Metres South West of Shrubland Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279219

OS Grid Reference: TM1247652408
OS Grid Coordinates: 612476, 252408
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1291, 1.1029

Location: Norwich Road, Barham, Suffolk IP6 0PW

Locality: Barham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 0PW

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
3/26 Hot garden wall, 150m
south-west of Shrubland
9.12.55 Hall
- II
Garden wall, containing heated pipes for the culture of trained shrubs.
Before 1867, probably c.1860, for Sir W.F. Middleton, Bart. Of segmental
plan, about 40 metres long and 3 metres high. Gault brick with dressings of
limestone; at bay intervals are pilasters supporting square piers and enriched
ball finials, and in each bay is pierced balustrading in a design of linked
quatrefoils. At the centre is a large niche with a scalloped head; above it
is a moulded cornice and a crown of open strapwork in the Elizabethan manner.
The screen is terminated by a pair of archways within each of which is an
enriched lead vase. A strapwork crown over each archway bears the monogram
'M', for Middleton.

Listing NGR: TM1247652408

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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