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The Bridewell with Forecourt and Garden Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Botesdale, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3407 / 52°20'26"N

Longitude: 1.0079 / 1°0'28"E

OS Eastings: 604998

OS Northings: 275662

OS Grid: TM049756

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.9LT

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.FF5G

Entry Name: The Bridewell with Forecourt and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280722

Location: Botesdale, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Botesdale

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 07 NE and TM 0475
2/1 and 6/1 The Bridewell with
29.7.55 Forecourt and Garden
Walls (formerly listed
as Bridewell House)
- II
House, former Bridewell. c.1810, altered C19 and C20. Red brick. Hipped
machine tiled roof. 3 bays. 2 storeys. Central entrance with steps up to a
part raised and part glazed fielded panelled door, architrave with blocked
semi-circular fanlight, later hipped open porch on octagonal timber uprights.
Glazing bar sashes in shallow reveals, gauged brick flat arched heads, timber
sills; first floor outer 16 pane sashes. Offset plinth, dentilled brick
eaves. Returns have extruded axial stacks with double offsets, mixed
casements and sashes with cambered heads. To rear an extruded kitchen stack
in a continuous pantiled flint and brick lean-to outshut. Interior: mid C19
staircase with slat balusters, moulded and ramped handrail. Attached to rear
lean-to at sides are rebuilt outshuts linking to original walls of 3 to 4
metres in height with rounded coping, offset plinth, some pilaster strips.
The walls enclose a garden to rear of about 25 metres square and continue
forward about 25m to sides of forecourt. At front small ramps up to piers
with ball finials, iron railings on low quadrant spur walls further forward.

Listing NGR: TM0499875662

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