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Sibton Park, Sibton

Description: Sibton Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285332

OS Grid Reference: TM3752370238
OS Grid Coordinates: 637523, 270238
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2789, 1.4806

Location: Sibton, Suffolk IP17 2LY

Locality: Sibton
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP17 2LY

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Listing Text


2/94 Sibton Park
- II*

Large country house. 1827. Stucco on brick, lined in imitation of ashlar;
slated roof. 2 storeys and attics. Symmetrical 3-bay entrance facade flanked
by paired giant pilasters with further pairs of pilasters each side of the
entrance bay; inset sash windows with slender glazing bars, the ground floor
windows with moulded architraves and cornices; the centre window is a
casement. Massive 2-storey semi-circular portico on 4 unfluted giant Ionic
columns; the entablature is continued along the main facade. Mid C20 double
2-panel doors, plain rectangular fanlight and narrow side lights. Flat
parapet with stonebalustrading. To the right hand side is the 3-bay service
wing with segmental-headed sash windows. 5-bay garden front: windows as main
facade, the 2 outer bays flanked by giant pilasters, the 3 centre bays
slightly inset. The oriental room and dining room each have an ornamental
plaster frieze and cornice and a central rosette; the oriental room has
Chinese wallpaper of c.1860 with blossoming trees, birds, etc., and a fine
marble fireplace with flanking detached columns. Another ground floor room
has a carved marble fireplace. Well staircase of stone with wooden balustrade
and handrail.

Listing NGR: TM3752370238

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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