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