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Tuddenham Hall, Tuddenham St Martin

Description: Tuddenham Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 285987

OS Grid Reference: TM2003948889
OS Grid Coordinates: 620039, 248889
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0946, 1.2109

Locality: Tuddenham St Martin
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 9DD

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Listing Text


4/25 Tuddenham Hall

- II

House, formerly manor-house. Early C17 with major alterations of 1889 and
1897; probably for John Sicklemore (d.1644). 2 storeys and attics. L-plan
with C19 additions to rear. Red brick with bands at 1st and attic floor
levels. C17 Flemish parapet gable at right-hand end has a hood-moulded C19
recess with richly carved achievement in sandstone; another parapet gable at
the cross-wing to left was rebuilt C19. Plaintiled roofs with mainly C19
external chimneys of red brick; each stack has a moulded plinth and a set of 3
octagonal shafts with star-tops. Mainly late C19 windows with segmental heads
of gauged red brick, and rusticated reveals; wooden mullions and transomes. A
number of C19 bay windows of 1 and 2 storeys, some with moulded sandstone
dressings, some having parapets with brick balustrading. Fine early C17 1-
storey entrance porch of red brick; Flemish parapet gable with limestone ball
finials, a central niche in the gable containing a limestone statue of a
woodwose. Round-headed doorway with flanking brick pilasters supporting a
cornice; pair of C19 oak-framed doors with half-glazing. A parlour extension
to rear, with a date-cartouche "1889", is in the C17 manner; another extension
to the service wing is dated 1897. A parlour fireplace has a richly-carved
surround and overmantel of early C17, restored C19. Another room has complete
but restored mid C17 oak wainscotting, taken from Cockfield Hall, Witnesham in

Listing NGR: TM2003948889

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Source: English Heritage

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