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Medina Rajneesh

A Grade II Listed Building in Herringswell, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3094 / 52°18'33"N

Longitude: 0.516 / 0°30'57"E

OS Eastings: 571622

OS Northings: 270896

OS Grid: TL716708

Mapcode National: GBR PBM.58R

Mapcode Global: VHJGC.W6PZ

Entry Name: Medina Rajneesh

Listing Date: 16 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275772

Location: Herringswell, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Herringswell

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Tuddenham with Cavenham, Herringswell and Red Lodge

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 77 SW HERRINGSWELL HERRINGSWELL ROAD

4/31 Medina Rajneesh
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G.V. II

Large country house; a Neo Sannyas Commune. Formerly known as Herringswell
Manor, 1906-7 for A.W. Ballance. In the Tudorbethan style. 2 storeys,
asymmetrical in form. Ground floor walling in red brick with limestone
dressings; the upper floor faced in half-timbering in various patterns with
roughcast infill. Plaintiled roofs with clusters of octagonal startop chimneys
of red brick. Multiple gables with bargeboards richly carved with trailing-
leaf and other motifs, and with drop finials at the apex. Ground floor windows
of limestone with moulded mullions, metal casements, in some instances
retaining leaded lights. 1st floor windows similar with wooden mullions. A
number of polygonal 2-storey transomed bay windows. Gabled entrance porch, the
ground storey open on timber posts with arched openings; the upper storey is
jettied and half-timbered and has the date-cartouche 1907. Stone entrance
doorway, arched, with pair of multiple-panelled doors. On the south side is a
loggia with classical columns supporting a balustraded balcony. The interior
decoration is eclectic, with much joinery in the C18 manner; some rooms have
fittings in the Art Nouveau style.


Listing NGR: TL7162270896

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