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Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Left

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1714 / 52°10'17"N

Longitude: 1.2004 / 1°12'1"E

OS Eastings: 618942

OS Northings: 257405

OS Grid: TM189574

Mapcode National: GBR VMQ.Y0B

Mapcode Global: VHLB7.RPG7

Entry Name: Front Lodge and Screen Wall to Left

Listing Date: 22 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279718

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
No 161 (Front Lodge)
and screen wall to left


Lodge cottage, one of a pair at the entrance to the south east approach to
Helmingham Hall (known as Oak Walk). Probably c.1841 by Anthony Salvin, in
the Tudor Style. Red brick with diaper patterning in black headers.
Octagonal corner buttresses of red brick; a continuous moulded limestone
cornice at base of parapet. At the head of each buttress is a circular shaft
of carved brick and terracotta onion finials. Crowstepped parapet gables with
heavy corbelled finials matching those at corners. Plaintiled roofs; a pair
of chimneys of red brick with octagonal bases and circular flues of carved
brick. One storey and attics. Two large bay windows with stone mullions and
transomes, embattled parapets and leaded lights; in each gable is a similar 2-
light window lighting the attic. At the left hand end is a 5m length of
screen wall of red brick, embattled, with moulded copings of red brick.

Listing NGR: TM1894257405

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

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