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Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Left, Helmingham

Description: Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Left

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279718

OS Grid Reference: TM1894257405
OS Grid Coordinates: 618942, 257405
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1714, 1.2004

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
No 161 (Front Lodge)
and screen wall to left


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. Crowstepped parapet gables with
heavy corbelled 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 left hand end is a 5m length of
screen wall of red brick, embattled, with moulded copings of red brick.

Listing NGR: TM1894257405

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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