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The Garden House Great Saxham Hall, The Saxhams

Description: The Garden House Great Saxham Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 283830

OS Grid Reference: TL7960462281
OS Grid Coordinates: 579604, 262281
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2294, 0.6284

Location: the Saxhams, Suffolk IP29 5JL

Locality: The Saxhams
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP29 5JL

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Listing Text


5/123 The Garden House,
14.7.55 Gt. Saxham Hall.

- II*

Stucco folly, late C18 in the grounds of Gt. Saxham Hall; said to have ben a
Temple of Dido, and probably by Capability Brown who supervised landscaping on
the estate. In the Strawberry Hill Gothic style, formerly with a domed roof
now gone. Slender clustered columns with ogee crocketed arches supporting a
parapet pierced with simple arcading and surmounted by a pyramid at each of the
8 corners. The structure is in poor condition.

Listing NGR: TL7960462281

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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