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Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Right, Helmingham

Description: Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Right

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279716

OS Grid Reference: TM1896057429
OS Grid Coordinates: 618960, 257429
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1717, 1.2007

Location: B1077, Helmingham, Suffolk IP14 6EN

Locality: Helmingham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP14 6EN

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Listing Text

TM 15 NE
4/97 No 162 (Front Lodge) and
screen wall to right


Lodge cottage, one of a pair at the entrance to the south east approach to
Helmingham Hall (known as Oak Walk). Probably c.1841 by Anthony Salvin, in
the Tudor style. Red brick with diaper patterning in black headers. Octagonal
corner buttresses of red brick; a continuous moulded limestone cornice at base
of parapet. At the head of each buttress is a circular shaft of carved brick
and terracotta onion finials, matching those at corners. Plaintiled roofs; a
pair of chimneys of red brick with octagonal bases and circular flues of
carved brick. One storey and attics. Two large bay windows with stone
mullions and transomes, embattled parapets and leaded lights; in each gable is
a similar 2-light window lighting the attic. At the right hand end is a 5m
length of screen wall of red brick, embattled, with moulded copings of red

Listing NGR: TM1896057429

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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