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Mendham Priory, Mendham

Description: Mendham Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280023

OS Grid Reference: TM2609881128
OS Grid Coordinates: 626098, 281128
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3815, 1.3207

Location: B1123, Mendham, Suffolk IP20 0JH

Locality: Mendham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 0JH

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Listing Text

TM 28 SE
2/74 Mendham Priory
-- II

House. Early C19. White brick with a hipped slated roof. 2 storeys. 5-bay
entrance front with 4 pilaster strips; inset sash windows with glazing bars
under flat brick arches. French windows to ground floor. The entrance has a
pair of 3-panel doors behind C20 threequarter-glazed doors; segmental fanlight
with ornamental glazing bars. Roman Doric porch on 2 pairs of fluted columns;
frieze and mutule cornice; panelled soffit. The porch is set on a 3-stepped
stone base. Above the porch are French windows, set within a broad segmental-
headed recess. 3-bay garden front in matching style. To the right a lean-to
conservatory; to the left a doorway with fluted pilasters and entablature,
glazed door and tall rectangular fanlight with intricate glazing bars;
panelled reveals. The entrance hall has a mutule cornice. Both main ground
floor rooms have enriched cornices, one with a central rosette.

Listing NGR: TM2609881128

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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