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Garden Wall, 70 Metres South West of Helmingham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1731 / 52°10'23"N

Longitude: 1.1956 / 1°11'44"E

OS Eastings: 618604

OS Northings: 257575

OS Grid: TM186575

Mapcode National: GBR VMQ.P30

Mapcode Global: VHLB7.NMXY

Entry Name: Garden Wall, 70 Metres South West of Helmingham Hall

Listing Date: 9 December 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279701

Location: Helmingham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Helmingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Helmingham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 NE
4/82 Garden wall, 70m south-
west of Helmingham Hall


Garden wall; 1749, by Robert Rodwell, bricklayer, for the 4th Earl Dysart.
Red brick, mainly in English bond; heavy gabled terracotta copings. The wall
encloses a rectangular garden, about 100m x 70m. The north east side is open,
but a screen wall spans the garden about 30m from the north east end. Main
walls about 2.5m high; at each corner is a square pier surmounted by a
limestone eagle. Central to the north west and south east walls are gateways
with a pair of similar eagles on piers, and each with a wrought iron gate.
The screen wall is about 2m high, with piers at 7m intervals, each surmounted
by a limestone urn. At the centre of the wall is a gateway with wrought iron
gate, side panels and crown; the heavy square piers each have a black winged
horse's head, the Tollemache emblem. The walled garden is surrounded by a
moat. Included as Grade I in the H.B.M.C. Register of Historic Parks and

Listing NGR: TM1860457575

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