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Culford Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Culford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3011 / 52°18'3"N

Longitude: 0.6852 / 0°41'6"E

OS Eastings: 583187

OS Northings: 270388

OS Grid: TL831703

Mapcode National: GBR QD6.L2X

Mapcode Global: VHJGG.TFMC

Entry Name: Culford Hall

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 284211

Location: Culford, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: Culford

Built-Up Area: Culford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Culford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


1/15 Culford Hall
- II*

Mansion, now used as a co-educational public school. The original hall, built
by Sir Nathaniel Bacon in the late C16, was rebuilt for the first Marquess
Cornwallis circa. 1800, the design attributed to James Wyatt: greatly enlarged
by William Young for Earl Cadogan c.1890 in an Italian style. The 7-bay 2 1/2
storey brick house of Marquess Cornwallis forms the core of the present
building, but is completely overlaid externally by the Cadogan extensions, in
white brick with stone ornaments and details. 3 storeys, irregular form. The
main front is topped by a stone balustrade with urns above. Asymmetrical tower
with a square copper-roofed cupola. Range of small-paned sash windows in deep
reveals with eared architraves. Large single-storey flat-roofed porch, with a
long portico extension supported on fluted Ionic columns. A large wing at the
west end bears the Cadogan arms and date 1894. On the east, a 2-storey range of
about the same date. The principal rooms in the Cadogan extensions are
lavishly decorated in an ornate Italian Baroque style, with carved woodwork and
ornate gilded plaster ceilings. Of the same date is a fine stone open newel
staircase, with cast iron balustrades, fitted into the older part of the house.
The Cornwallis interiors are in a restrained Greek Revival style. The rear
hall is paved with limestone squares, and the floor of the entrance hall has
limestone squares with black dots. The grounds were laid out by Humphry

Listing NGR: TL8318770388

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