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Benacre Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Benacre, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.395 / 52°23'41"N

Longitude: 1.6792 / 1°40'45"E

OS Eastings: 650409

OS Northings: 283807

OS Grid: TM504838

Mapcode National: GBR YVN.Z6R

Mapcode Global: VHM70.222C

Plus Code: 9F439MVH+XM

Entry Name: Benacre Hall

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282032

Location: Benacre, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Benacre

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Covehithe St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 58 SW
4/3 Benacre Hall

Mansion. Core of c.1721, for Thomas Carthew; remodelled 1763-4 by Matthew
Brettingham for Sir Thomas Gooch, 3rd Baron. Interior gutted by fire 1926 but
subsequently restored. White brick, with rusticated stone quoins and a stone
modillion eaves cornice and parapet. Slated roof. 3 storeys. 11 windows,
3:5:3, the 5 centre bays set slightly forward and pedimented, with the Gooch
family crest in the tympanum. Inset sash windows with glazing bars, stone
architraves. Doorway with 6-panel fielded door in 2 leaves and and stone
doorcase; mid C19 hexastyle Greek Doric portico, the frieze having the Gooch
family crest alternating with small flower motifs. 5-bay return fronts. The
rear elevation is arranged as the front, but with no pediment over the centre
bays; the ground floor windows extend to ground level. Original stone
doorcase, removed from the main facade: engaged Ionic columns, entablature and
pediment; the doors are C20.

Listing NGR: TM5040983807

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