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Langham Hall, Langham

Description: Langham Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281762

OS Grid Reference: TL9786269030
OS Grid Coordinates: 597862, 269030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2838, 0.8994

Location: Langham, Suffolk IP31 3EF

Locality: Langham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3EF

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Listing Text


4/17 Langham Hall

Manor house. Early C18, probably with older core. Red brick, plaintiles. 2
storeys and attics; L-shaped form. Moulded band, brick cornice and parapet.
The main front has 2 5-sided canted bays with 3 small-paned sash windows in
flush frames to each floor; flat arches. 2 dormers. Entrance portico with ¾-
round Ionic columnns, entablature with triangular pediment; door with 6 raised
fielded panels, semi-circular fanlight, and flanking side lights. This
portico has been pushed forward, forming a flat-roofed entrance lobby topped
by a balustrade of ornate Edwardian ironwork. A central sash window above the
entrance. Garden front (on south) with 5 window range, small-paned sashes in
flush frames with flat arches and external slatted shutters; on the ground
floor, 3 pairs of French windows and 2 sashes, all small-paned. At the
extreme left, a slightly lower added section in matching style. Very fine
interior with early and mid Georgian fittings: 3 rooms on the ground floor and
one above have elaborate plaster ceilings with ornate modillion cornices, one
also with Chinese motifs and figures; internal shutters with raised fielded
panels; marble fireplaces with raised steel grates; doors with eared
architraves. Through a double archway at the rear a dog-leg stair with
panelled dado, bracketed open string, And narrow turned balusters. A later
service range is fitted into the angle of the L-shaped main house.

Listing NGR: TL9786269030

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Source: English Heritage

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