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Darsham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Darsham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2716 / 52°16'17"N

Longitude: 1.5503 / 1°33'1"E

OS Eastings: 642318

OS Northings: 269656

OS Grid: TM423696

Mapcode National: GBR XPP.GT2

Mapcode Global: VHM7H.T5GD

Entry Name: Darsham House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285622

Location: Darsham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Darsham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Darsham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 46 NW DARSHAM

6/27 Darsham House
25.10.51
II*

House. Dated 'IBK 1679' on left hand gable end, now in a first
floor bedroom (modern copy of datestone on facade); rear range
c.1730; service wing to south c.1750; 2 bay extension to north
added early C20. Original house: red brick, glazed pantiles;
moulded brick band at first floor and eaves level, flat parapet;
2 storeys and attic; 8 window range, sashes with glazing bars in
flush frames, flat brick arches; mid-late C19 porch: rusticated
white brick and stucco; centre section with engaged Tuscan
columns and twin pilasters, sash windows to either side; frieze,
dentil cornice with pediment over doorway, flat parapet; 6-panel
fielded door, narrow rectangular fanlight. 4 dormers, 2 with
triangular and 2 with segmental pediments. Original Dutch gable
to right hand side. Early C20 2 bay extension to left hand side
in matching style with ground floor canted bay and 2 Dutch end
gables. Rear range parallel with original house: dark purple
brick with red brick dressings, including first and second floor
brick bands, slated roof; 3 storeys; 6 window range, original
sashes with heavy glazing bars in flush frames, segmental arches.
Service wing set back from main facade: red brick; 2 storeys with
flat parapet; 9 bays; casement windows with various blank panels,
2 doorways with 6-panel doors. Interior with C18 panelling in
many rooms and early C19 6-panel fielded doors; one bedroom with
dentil cornice; good early C18 staircase with turned balusters
and enriched square newel posts; some good C19 cast iron
fireplaces.


Listing NGR: TM4231869656

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