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Description: Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Right
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
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HELMINGHAM IPSWICH ROAD
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
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Source: English Heritage
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