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Latitude: 52.0155 / 52°0'55"N
Longitude: 1.1683 / 1°10'5"E
OS Eastings: 617505
OS Northings: 239970
OS Grid: TM175399
Mapcode National: GBR VPM.N5L
Mapcode Global: VHLC0.6LHS
Entry Name: Monkey Lodge
Listing Date: 29 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1351631
English Heritage Legacy ID: 277285
Location: Freston, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9
Civil Parish: Freston
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Freston St Peter
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM 13 NE FRESTON FRESTON HILL
4/6 Monkey Lodge
Lodge. 1861 on date plaque. C20 alterations to rear. For John Berners. White
brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. 3 intersecting rectangles with C20 porch
to angle at rear. 1½ storeys. Moulded plinth. Front range has rusticated angle
pilasters with paired ashlar capitals and frieze with swag ornament to returns.
Dentilled cornice, pedimented gable end. Sashes with glazing bars in ashlar
architraves with cyma recta cornices and brick aprons. Gable end has ashlar plaque
between ground floor and attic windows bearing coat of arms and motto DEL FUEGO EL
AROLA. Segmental arch to attic sash. Subsidiary ranges have rusticated angles and
square recesses, sunk panels above sash windows in ashlar architraves. Moulded
cornices. Stack to rear has curvilinear gable with plaque inscribed 18 1B 61.
Further stack to rear left is panelled and corniced with flanking scrolled brackets.
Attached to front left is short wall with rusticated corniced pier with ball finial.
Formed lodge to Woolverstone Hall (qv). The motto and name of the lodge are said
to relate to an incident where a pet monkey saved a child of the Berners family from
Listing NGR: TM1750539970
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