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Boundary Walls and Gates to Number 1 Garden Cottage, Ampton

Description: Boundary Walls and Gates to Number 1 Garden Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284204

OS Grid Reference: TL8658571266
OS Grid Coordinates: 586585, 271266
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3078, 0.7355

Location: New Road, Ampton, Suffolk IP31 1NX

Locality: Ampton
Local Authority: St Edmundsbury Borough Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 1NX

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Listing Text


2/8 Boundary Walls and Gates to
14.7.55 No.1. Garden Cottage.
(Formerly listed with Home
GV II Farmhouse as boundary wall
and entrance gateway)

Garden Wall, gateway and gate. C18. Part kidney flints, part black knapped
flints, freestone and white brick. Heavily rusticated stone archway with semi-
circular head, Roman Doric pilasters and pediment, and frieze inscribed 'ET
VOLUPTATI PLURIMUM ET SALUTI'. This led to the kitchen gardens of the Hall.
(cf. 'Excursions through the County of Suffolk, 1819. p.90). Wrought iron
ornamental gate with semi-circular head similar to and opposite, an old door in
the garden wall of Ampton Hall. To each side of the archway, a short stretch
of high wall in kidney flints flanked by 2 rusticated white brick piers
surmounted by large stone ball finials. On the north side, a further short
stretch of wall in black knapped random flint, terminating in a 3rd matching
brick pier and finial.

Listing NGR: TL8658571266

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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