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Stowlangtoft Hall, Stowlangtoft

Description: Stowlangtoft Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281229

OS Grid Reference: TL9621968930
OS Grid Coordinates: 596219, 268930
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2835, 0.8752

Location: Stowlangtoft, Suffolk IP31 3JY

Locality: Stowlangtoft
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3JY

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Listing Text


2/126 Stowlangtoft Hall


Nursing home; built as a large country house. 1859, by H. Hakewill for Fuller
Maitland Wilson. In the Italianate Style. Gault brick with dressings of
limestone. Flat roofs behind parapets of limestone: open balustrading in
sections with urn balusters. Internal chimneys of gault brick with moulded
limestone cappings. The north entrance front is of two tall storeys: central
block of 3 windows, deeply recessed (at 1st storey only) between wings of 2
windows. To left is the extensive service range: set forward, 3 storeys, 6
windows. A further lower service range of 2 storeys to left again. To left
of the main block and set forward is a prominent 4-stage Italianate tower.
Sashes with segmental heads of gauged brick and large panes. A central Doric
portico porch of limestone with a pair of columns supporting a flat
entablature and open balustrading: the entrance doorway has a pair of doors
with 3 fielded panels, and above is a round-arched fanlight. The tower has at
the lowest stage a coved niche, and above on two faces are carved coats of
arms in limestone of the Wilson family. The next stage has an open
balustraded balcony with Ionic columns in antis; the arch above has the.
tympanum filled with terracotta tiles. Open balustraded parapets above a
heavy moulded cornice. To the east end of the garden elevation is attached by
a loggia, a 5-window garden house with a domed glass roof: small-pane sashes
with segmental heads. Interior: In the large 2-storeyed entrance hall is a
marble fireplace of early C18: reused from elsewhere and perhaps from the
former Stowlangtoft Hall which stood further south until demolished in early
C19. A plaster ceiling in the French roccoco style and another in the Adam

Listing NGR: TL9621968930

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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