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Redisham Hall, Ringsfield

Description: Redisham Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 282189

OS Grid Reference: TM4015685945
OS Grid Coordinates: 640156, 285945
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4187, 1.5303

Location: Ringsfield, Suffolk NR34 8LZ

Locality: Ringsfield
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 8LZ

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Listing Text

TM 48 NW
5/38 Redisham Hall
- II
Mansion. Original house built in 1823 for John Garden; considerably enlarged
and entirely refaced c.1880 for John Lewis Garden, with further additions of
1904 for Thomas De la Garde Grissell. Upper floor of north wing rebuilt
c.1955. Red brick, with a first floor band, moulded dentil eaves cornice and
flat parapet. Slated roof. 2 storeys and attics. 7 windows, the centre 3
bays set slightly forward: inset sashes with glazing bars and moulded brick
surrounds; segmental-headed tripartite windows each side of entrance. Most of
the ground floor windows are set high to accommodate a basement floor. Early
C20 brick entrance porch with stone clasping pilasters and bracketed segmental
hood; entrance door in 2 leaves, approached by a flight of steps. Above the
doorway is a coat of arms with the motto 'Press Forward'. 9 bays to rear: the
form of the original house is visible in the 5 centre bays with mansard roof
and 5 pedimented dormers. French windows lead onto a terrace with wrought
iron railings, dated 1905. Attached to the south are various outbuildings,
including the coachman's house; further to the left is a single-storey range
of stabling, which curves round to the rear. Original entrance hall with
vaulted ceiling and 5 semi-circular arched openings, 2 of them blind. Good
well stair of stone with a wrought iron balustrade and wreathed mahogany
handrail. Modillion-corniced dining room. In the north wing a ballroom with
barrel-vaulted ceiling of c.1900, enriched with a lozenge grid and bands of
plasterwork with running designs of foilage and flowers; part of a bold convex
frieze survives.

Listing NGR: TM4015685945

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Source: English Heritage

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