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Description: The Stables
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279540
OS Grid Reference: TM1026671833
OS Grid Coordinates: 610266, 271833
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3043, 1.0827
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THORNHAM MAGNA THORNHAM PARK
TM 17 SW
3/84 Nos. 1 to 5 (inclusive) The
Former stable block to Thornham Hall (not listed), now 5 dwellings and sheds.
1837-8 by S. Smirke for the 4th Lord Henniker, altered C20. Red brick with
rendered and ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Three sides of a quadrangular
block in a Jacobean style. 1 storey with attics. 5 bay front: centre
projects with a rusticated arch and quoining, 2 small upper lights with
glazing bars, cornice to pyramidal roof splayed at base, timber turret with
cornice to a leaded pyramidal pinnacle with ball and weathervane finials.
Flanking bays have plinths, dual glazing bar casements with rendered lintels,
relieving arches, stone coped parapets. Outer bays have shaped gables, convex
curves with steps, ball finials, ground floor dual and attic single glazing
bar casements, all recessed. Right return has to rear of centre a gauged
brick arch with stone impost blocks, scattered casements. Left return altered
with later additions. Inside yard each arm has a rusticated arch, under stone
coped gables on returns, arch to left is blocked, scattered casements and
gabled dormers. Interior not inspected. (H. Colvin, Biographical Dictionary,
1978; H.R Barker, East Suffolk Illustrated, 1908-9, p. 474).
Listing NGR: TM1026671833
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Source: English Heritage
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