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Tyndale House, Felixstowe

Description: Tyndale House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 286259

OS Grid Reference: TM3117035293
OS Grid Coordinates: 631170, 235293
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9680, 1.3639

Location: Tyndale Gardens, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 9JW

Locality: Felixstowe
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP11 9JW

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Listing Text

TM 33 NW
(south side)
2/16 Tyndale House


House now part of Felixstowe College. Dated 1900. 1984 extension to rear. Red
brick, red sandstone dressings, applied timber frame decoration, plain tile
roofs. 2 storeys and attic. 5 bays, the outer and central bays are gabled
and break forward. Outer bays have applied timber framing to gables. Central
bay upper storey and gable, similarly treated. Mullion and transom windows
with leaded panes,some coloured glass, sandstone surrounds with moulded heads.
Central bay: 2 ground floor windows have rubbed and moulded brick aprons, 1st
floor oriel. Arched outer doorway of rubbed and moulded brick and sandstone.
Moulded brick bands. Decorative plaster frieze. Deep gable eaves on carved
wooden brackets. Tall grouped octagonal brick stacks. GARDEN FRONT has timber
Jacobean style verandah between 2 forward gabled bays. EAST WALL tile hung
gable. WEST turreted bay. INTERIOR: Panelled hall, elongated pedimented door-
cases, panelled doors. Open string stair of squared carved newels with obelisk
finials, turned balusters. Sitting room: highly decorative panelling and
plasterwork in panels between fluted pilasters below carved frieze; plaster
cornice with vine leaf and egg and dart mouldings. Fireplace and overmantel,
stone mantel C16, with decorative brick and tile back to fireplace; overmantel
mostly C16 is heavily carved and ornamented and supported on fluted and gad-
rooned pilasters.

Listing NGR: TM3117035293

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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