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Sir John Hervey's Summerhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ickworth, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2171 / 52°13'1"N

Longitude: 0.6499 / 0°38'59"E

OS Eastings: 581121

OS Northings: 260959

OS Grid: TL811609

Mapcode National: GBR QF3.WNG

Mapcode Global: VHJGV.6JYR

Entry Name: Sir John Hervey's Summerhouse

Listing Date: 25 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363177

Location: Ickworth, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Ickworth

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Horringer St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 86 SW ICKWORTH ICKWORTH PARK

2/102 Sir John Hervey's
Summerhouse.

GV II

Summer House. 1703 for John Baron Hervey. In the grounds of Ickworth Manor
House which stood east of St. Mary's Church until c.1710. 1 storey, 3 bays.
Red brick with flat pilasters; moulded cornice, parapets with sunk panels
between piers: the central bay has a broken pediment framing a cartouche
surmounted by a crown, both of limestone. Flat roof. Windows with flat arches
of gauged brick and reeded keystones of limestone; large sashes with small
panes. Pair of glazed entrance doors with flat arch of gauged brick with
limestone key stone. On either side, garden walling of red brick, with 2 arms
returning southward about 40 yards; each arm terminated by piers of finely
gauged red brick of early C18 type, with moulded oversailing cornice, plinth,
and scrolled buttress linking pier head to top of wall. Top courses of wall
rebuilt with concrete copings.


Listing NGR: TL8112160959

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