Description: Garden Wall, 70 Metres South West of Helmingham Hall
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279701
OS Grid Reference: TM1860457575
OS Grid Coordinates: 618604, 257575
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1731, 1.1956
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HELMINGHAM HELMINGHAM PARK
TM 15 NE
4/82 Garden wall, 70m south-
west of Helmingham Hall
Garden wall; 1749, by Robert Rodwell, bricklayer, for the 4th Earl Dysart.
Red brick, mainly in English bond; heavy gabled terracotta copings. The wall
encloses a rectangular garden, about 100m x 70m. The north east side is open,
but a screen wall spans the garden about 30m from the north east end. Main
walls about 2.5m high; at each corner is a square pier surmounted by a
limestone eagle. Central to the north west and south east walls are gateways
with a pair of similar eagles on piers, and each with a wrought iron gate.
The screen wall is about 2m high, with piers at 7m intervals, each surmounted
by a limestone urn. At the centre of the wall is a gateway with wrought iron
gate, side panels and crown; the heavy square piers each have a black winged
horse's head, the Tollemache emblem. The walled garden is surrounded by a
moat. Included as Grade I in the H.B.M.C. Register of Historic Parks and
Listing NGR: TM1860457575
Source: English Heritage
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