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A Grade II Listed Building in Parham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1939 / 52°11'37"N

Longitude: 1.3859 / 1°23'9"E

OS Eastings: 631506

OS Northings: 260473

OS Grid: TM315604

Mapcode National: GBR WP3.H5Q

Mapcode Global: VHLBB.Z400

Entry Name: Serpentine

Listing Date: 19 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285933

Location: Parham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Parham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Parham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


4/161 Serpentine
- walls at
Parham Hall

- II

A rectangle of serpentine or 'crinkle-crankle' walls, surrounding a
vegetable garden and orchard to the east of the house. C18, with
early C19 repairs and alterations. Red brick, laid in an irregular
bond; about 3m high. Some sections of the walls are more shallowly
curved than others; most parts are 2 bricks thick, some are
buttressed. There is an unbroken stretch along the east side.
Along the west the central section has been rebuilt straight. On
the south, a wide original opening gives access to a pond which
provided the water supply for the garden.

Listing NGR: TM3150660473

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