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Needham Lodge and Attached Screen Walls Pavilions, Coddenham

Description: Needham Lodge and Attached Screen Walls Pavilions

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279286

OS Grid Reference: TM1102754171
OS Grid Coordinates: 611027, 254171
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1455, 1.0828

Location: Coddenham, Suffolk IP6 8LH

Locality: Coddenham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 8LH

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
7/38 Nos. 1 and 2, Needham
- Lodge, and attached screen
walls and pavilions
- II

Pair of gatelodges at mouth of west entrance drive to Shrubland Park. Circa
1870, for Sir W.F. Middleton, Bart. In the Italianate manner. A central
carriage gateway is surmounted by an Italianate tower and flanked by a pair of
single-storey lodges. Gault brick with heavily rusticated quoins. Deeply
oversailing Roman pantiled roofs with heavy widely-spaced modillions. Rear
chimneys of gault brick. Each lodge has a small-pane sash window with broad
limestone frame and cornice. The central archway has a limestone arch with
giant voussoirs: the keystone is delicately carved with the Middleton coat of
arms. A pair of wrought iron gates with scrolled ornament at the head of
each. Over the gateway is a gabled roof; and set back is the square tower,
with twin recessed open arches on columns at each face; shallow pryamid roof.
Semi-elliptical screen walls of gault brick about 2.5m high are attached to
either flank; limestone copings and piers behind, expressed by block quoins.
Each screen is terminated by a solid square pavilion about 3.5m high: gault
brick with block quoins; a coved niche is lined with ashlar stonework;
pyramidal Roman pantiled roof with a limestone eaves cornice and a ball

Listing NGR: TM1102754171

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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