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Description: Kesgrave Hall
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286174
OS Grid Reference: TM2329946398
OS Grid Coordinates: 623299, 246398
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0709, 1.2568
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TM 24 NW KESGRAVE HALL ROAD
School, formerly large country house. 1812, for William Cunliffe Shaw MP;
remodelled and extended 1832. Main range of 5 windows and 2 storeys.
Stuccoed walls, with a band at 1st floor level. Hipped slated roof with
paired modillions under the oversailing eaves; a pediment rises from the eaves
above the 3 centre bays. Internal stuccoed chimneys. Sash windows with block
keystones and large-paned C19 sashes in earlier openings; at ground floor
level, French doors with oblong fanlight above. Central Roman Doric portico
porch with twin columns supporting a flat entablature. pair of glazed
entrance doors. In the entrance vestibule is a groin-vaulted ceiling, and in
the inner hall a large later C19 elliptical staircase with slender balusters.
A service wing of 2 storeys was added to right in 1832.
Listing NGR: TM2329946398
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Source: English Heritage
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