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The Garden House Great Saxham Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in The Saxhams, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2294 / 52°13'45"N

Longitude: 0.6284 / 0°37'42"E

OS Eastings: 579604

OS Northings: 262281

OS Grid: TL796622

Mapcode National: GBR QF2.9NV

Mapcode Global: VHJGT.V727

Entry Name: The Garden House Great Saxham Hall

Listing Date: 14 July 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 283830

Location: The Saxhams, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

District: St. Edmundsbury

Civil Parish: The Saxhams

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Little Saxham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


5/123 The Garden House,
14.7.55 Gt. Saxham Hall.

- II*

Stucco folly, late C18 in the grounds of Gt. Saxham Hall; said to have ben a
Temple of Dido, and probably by Capability Brown who supervised landscaping on
the estate. In the Strawberry Hill Gothic style, formerly with a domed roof
now gone. Slender clustered columns with ogee crocketed arches supporting a
parapet pierced with simple arcading and surmounted by a pyramid at each of the
8 corners. The structure is in poor condition.

Listing NGR: TL7960462281

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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