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Needham Lodge and Attached Screen Walls Pavilions

A Grade II Listed Building in Coddenham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.1455 / 52°8'43"N

Longitude: 1.0828 / 1°4'58"E

OS Eastings: 611027

OS Northings: 254171

OS Grid: TM110541

Mapcode National: GBR TLM.JKY

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.QB9L

Entry Name: Needham Lodge and Attached Screen Walls Pavilions

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 279286

Location: Coddenham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Coddenham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Coddenham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 15 SW
7/38 Nos. 1 and 2, Needham
- Lodge, and attached screen
walls and pavilions
- II

Pair of gatelodges at mouth of west entrance drive to Shrubland Park. Circa
1870, for Sir W.F. Middleton, Bart. In the Italianate manner. A central
carriage gateway is surmounted by an Italianate tower and flanked by a pair of
single-storey lodges. Gault brick with heavily rusticated quoins. Deeply
oversailing Roman pantiled roofs with heavy widely-spaced modillions. Rear
chimneys of gault brick. Each lodge has a small-pane sash window with broad
limestone frame and cornice. The central archway has a limestone arch with
giant voussoirs: the keystone is delicately carved with the Middleton coat of
arms. A pair of wrought iron gates with scrolled ornament at the head of
each. Over the gateway is a gabled roof; and set back is the square tower,
with twin recessed open arches on columns at each face; shallow pryamid roof.
Semi-elliptical screen walls of gault brick about 2.5m high are attached to
either flank; limestone copings and piers behind, expressed by block quoins.
Each screen is terminated by a solid square pavilion about 3.5m high: gault
brick with block quoins; a coved niche is lined with ashlar stonework;
pyramidal Roman pantiled roof with a limestone eaves cornice and a ball

Listing NGR: TM1102754171

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

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