Description: Tea House on the Upper Terrace Circa 7 Yards South West of Bawdsey Manor
Date Listed: 31 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 285377
OS Grid Reference: TM3347637820
OS Grid Coordinates: 633476, 237820
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9897, 1.3991
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BAWDSEY (Off) FERRY ROAD
TM 33 NW
Tea-house on the upper
terrace, c. 7 yards
south west of Bawdsey
Garden Building. c.1900. Brick with ashlar dressings and a copper roof.
Single storey, octagonal plan. East front: Round-headed arches to the
three easternmost bays with ashlar half-columns with moulded caps and bases
to the corner piers. Ashlar string-course above the columns, above which
are panelled entablature pieces. Dentilled cornice below the eaves.
Copper-sheathed ogee dome above this with ribs rising to a moulded finial.
Blank walls to north and south. The three western faces have oval openings
to the upper wall with moulded ashlar surrounds.
Interior: oak panelling below the dado line. Above this are south Italian
coloured tiles showing purple bunches of grapes with green leaves and above
these blue and white tiles with wave patterns, the topmost level of tiles
having yellow star patterns to their centres. Pine panelling to the
ceiling, perhaps of later date.
Listing NGR: TM3347637820
Source: English Heritage
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