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Upper Gun Terrace, 10 Metres West of Shrubland Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barham, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.13 / 52°7'48"N

Longitude: 1.1047 / 1°6'16"E

OS Eastings: 612597

OS Northings: 252514

OS Grid: TM125525

Mapcode National: GBR TLV.J3J

Mapcode Global: VHLBD.3QCH

Entry Name: Upper Gun Terrace, 10 Metres West of Shrubland Hall

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279212

Location: Barham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Barham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Claydon and Barham St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BARHAM SHRUBLAND ESTATE
TM 15 SW
3/19 Upper Gun Terrace, 10m
west of Shrubland Hall
9.12.55
- II*
Terrace, c.1849-50. Part of extensive gardens by Sir Charles Barry for Sir
W.F. Middleton, Bart. The terrace extends almost the full width of the west
elevation of Shrubland Hall, giving access from the earlier terrace at 1st
floor level to the lower Balcony Garden. Cream limestone ashlar. A central
flight of steps leads down to the Balcony Garden, the lower steps fanned out
to give a semi-circular plan. The open balustrading has square piers bearing
gadrooned or swag-carved urns, some of which only have the bases surviving.
On either side is a 5-bay retaining wall with vermiculated rusticated piers
and fielded panels. The balustrading returns cowards the house at the north
and south end, with short flights of steps. A gun captured in 1855 by Admiral
Sir A. Broke-Middleton stands upon the terrace, with a table nearby to explain
its origin.


Listing NGR: TM1259752514

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