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Kitchen Garden Walls Immediately North East of Oaksmere (Including Vehicular Entrance)

A Grade II Listed Building in Brome and Oakley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3448 / 52°20'41"N

Longitude: 1.1382 / 1°8'17"E

OS Eastings: 613852

OS Northings: 276496

OS Grid: TM138764

Mapcode National: GBR TJ6.SPR

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.PB19

Entry Name: Kitchen Garden Walls Immediately North East of Oaksmere (Including Vehicular Entrance)

Listing Date: 14 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280954

Location: Brome and Oakley, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Brome and Oakley

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Brome St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 17 NW
1/13 Kitchen garden walls
immediately north east
of Oaksmere (including
adjoining vehicular
Kitchen garden walls with adjoining vehicular entrance. Later C18 and mid
C19. Red brick. To the south is a 40m long section of crenellated walling
about 2.5m high, the upper half with recessed geometric panels. Tall square
piers with stepped tapering brick caps. At the west end is a 4-centre arched
stone gateway with stepped parapet, dated 1861. Plank door with studded cover
battens. An adjoining section of the wall at right angles, on the road
frontage, has a vehicular entrance; gates missing. On the west side of the
kitchen garden is plain walling of earlier date, probably C18. Against the
south end is a 15-storey block formerly used as stabling, with gabled coach
houses at each end: clay lump and timber frame construction, tarred, with
slated roof. Unaltered exterior, the stables with 2 gabled half-dormers and a
small ventilation turret with wind vane. North side of kitchen garden has C18
serpentine walls about 3m high and extending for some 40m. Mid C19 gateway
with 2-centred stone arch. A small section of the serpentine wall was blown
down in early 1986. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TM1385676484

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

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