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Botesdale Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Botesdale, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3357 / 52°20'8"N

Longitude: 1.0233 / 1°1'23"E

OS Eastings: 606070

OS Northings: 275148

OS Grid: TM060751

Mapcode National: GBR TJ7.FKB

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.PK99

Entry Name: Botesdale Lodge

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280725

Location: Botesdale, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Botesdale

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 07 NE
2/4 Botesdale Lodge
29.7.55 (formerly listed under Botesdale
-- II
Large house. Mid C16 in 2 phases, extended c.1810 for T. Cay. Timber frame,
plastered. White brick additions. Steeply pitched plaintiled roofs, roof to
front block not visible. Earlier builds form an L with 2 ranges of 2 cells
each, 5 bay front block with 2 bays to rear all added as an interlocking L to
form an irregular rectangle on plan. All 2 storeys. Early C19 facade has
central entrance bay breaking forward, glazed segmentally pointed entrance
arch with hoodmould; inner door, pilaster strips. Outer bays have tall 2-
light glazing bar casements with cusped Gothic heads, hoodmoulds. First floor
cross casements with hood moulds; plat bands, coped parapet, outer pilaster
strips. 1 bay returns with pilaster strips. Stacks to rear between outer
bays, that to left is larger with early base in C16 2 cell range. To left of
centre a 9-panel studded cross entry door above which a shield of arms of
Trinity College, Cambridge; 3 light casements, central on ridge an octagonal
bellcote with a weather vane finial; some exposed roof timbers, single side
purlins with cranked arched windbraces. Returning to rear parallel with front
block is second early range, part open to rear, axial ridge stack towards
first C16 range. Behind front block to right 2 bays linking to C16 builds,
sash windows, hipped slate roof. Interior: entrance hall has Gothic
corbelling as cornice, swept dogleg staircase with cast iron balusters in a
top-lit apsidal stair well; otherwise not inspected. (East Anglian Miscellany,
1923, pp.76-80; RCHM).

Listing NGR: TM0607075148

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