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Earl Soham Lodge, Earl Soham

Description: Earl Soham Lodge

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285800

OS Grid Reference: TM2321063471
OS Grid Coordinates: 623210, 263471
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2242, 1.2667

Location: Earl Soham, Suffolk IP13 7SA

Locality: Earl Soham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7SA

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Earl Soham Lodge Moated Site and Fishponds, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

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Listing Text


8/28 Earl Soham
25.10.51 Lodge


Former manor house. C16 to left hand side and probably to rear;
front range added 1789; early C20 rear wing. Earlier parts
timber framed, mainly brick cased but plastered to rear; front
range of red brick; plaintiled roofs. 2 storeys and attic. 5
window range, 2:1:2, sashes with glazing bars in flush frames,
flat brick arches, 2 later French windows to right hand side;
central doorway with inset 6-panel door, the upper 4 panels
glazed, rectangular fanlight with glazing bars, panelled
reveals, sunk pilasters, enriched frieze and pedimented dentil
cornice supported by scrolled console brackets; 3 gabled dormers
with leaded windows, wooden modillion eaves cornice. Left hand
wing cased in matching red brick; the gable end has a good stack
with 3 detached octagonal flues with moulded bases and caps. The
rear range has several C18 mullion and transom windows with
square and diamond leaded panes. The main ground floor room of
the left hand wing has roll-moulded main beams and cornice, some
roll-moulded joists and some C16 panelling; original attic
stairs. Later part has a well staircase with carved ends to the
treads. Moated site.

Listing NGR: TM2321063471

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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