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Boundary Walls and Gates to Number 1 Garden Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ampton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3078 / 52°18'28"N

Longitude: 0.7355 / 0°44'7"E

OS Eastings: 586585

OS Northings: 271266

OS Grid: TL865712

Mapcode National: GBR RFL.6SN

Mapcode Global: VHKCY.P8P5

Entry Name: Boundary Walls and Gates to Number 1 Garden Cottage

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Last Amended: 27 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031232

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284204

Location: Ampton, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Ampton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ingham St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TL 87 SE

Boundary Walls and Gates to No.1. Garden Cottage.
(Formerly listed with Home Farmhouse as boundary wall and entrance gateway)


Garden Wall, gateway and gate. C18. Part kidney flints, part black knapped
flints, freestone and white brick. Heavily rusticated stone archway with semi-
circular head, Roman Doric pilasters and pediment, and frieze inscribed 'ET
VOLUPTATI PLURIMUM ET SALUTI'. This led to the kitchen gardens of the Hall.
(cf. 'Excursions through the County of Suffolk, 1819. p.90). Wrought iron
ornamental gate with semi-circular head similar to and opposite, an old door in
the garden wall of Ampton Hall. To each side of the archway, a short stretch
of high wall in kidney flints flanked by 2 rusticated white brick piers
surmounted by large stone ball finials. On the north side, a further short
stretch of wall in black knapped random flint, terminating in a 3rd matching
brick pier and finial.

Listing NGR: TL8666371236

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