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Grundisburgh House, Grundisburgh

Description: Grundisburgh House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285463

OS Grid Reference: TM2266851103
OS Grid Coordinates: 622668, 251103
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1134, 1.2507

Locality: Grundisburgh
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 6UD

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Listing Text

TM 25 SW
(East side)
16.3. 66 Grundisburgh House
House. Mid C19. White Flemish bond brick with a slate roof Two storeys.
Entrance front: 5 bays symmetrically disposed. Central bay with pilasters
to either side of it at first floor level and to ground floor a central
door which is 1/2-glazed and has a panelled surround with lion heads to the
tops and fluting at either side with decorated fanlight above, and
figurehead keystone. Before this is a flat-roofed porch with Roman Doric
columns. To either side at ground floor level are 2-light windows with
round heads and intersecting tracery and brick voussoirs. To the first
floor are 5 windows of 3 x 4 panes and above these is a heavy decorative
cornice with cogged bands, projecting headers and decorative trail in
terracotta. To either side at ground floor level are projecting semi-
octagonal bay windows. Left hand side: to right is the semi-octagonal bay
which has round-arched 2-light windows similar to those seen on the
entrance front. To left of this at ground floor level is a tripartite
window and 2 sash windows of 3 x 4 panes. To the first floor, above a band
of 4 bricks depth, are a further 2 windows of 3 x 4 panes and above this is
a deep cornice with moulded bricks and projecting portion which has
tripartite windows to the ground floor at right with a central sash of 3 x
4 panes and lateral lights of 1 x 4 and a glazed door at far left. The
first floor has a tripartite window at right set in an oriel with cogged
band below. Sash window of 3 x 4 panes to left of this. Right hand side:
service wing at right with randomly distributed fenestration. At left is a
canted bay with a hipped roof similar to that on the left hand flank.

Interior: Staircase hall with staircase of one flight having a wrought iron
balustrade, moulded mahogany hand rail with wreathed curtail. Moulded
surrounds to the doors with ribbed side panels and patterae to the upper
corners. Heavily moulded cornice above. Neo-classical chimney pieces to
the two other ground floor rooms.

Listing NGR: TM2266851103

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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