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Stable Block to Woolverstone Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolverstone, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0013 / 52°0'4"N

Longitude: 1.1943 / 1°11'39"E

OS Eastings: 619361

OS Northings: 238465

OS Grid: TM193384

Mapcode National: GBR VPV.GRM

Mapcode Global: VHLC0.NY7Q

Plus Code: 9F43252V+GP

Entry Name: Stable Block to Woolverstone Hall

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277322

Location: Woolverstone, Babergh, Suffolk, IP9

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Woolverstone

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Woolverstone St Michael

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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7/43 Stable block to
Woolverstone Hall
Stable block and coach-house, now converted to accommodation. 1770s incorporat-
ing Tudor brickwork with mid Cl9 water tower and later alterations. By John
Johnson for William Berners. Woolpit brick front with entrance faced in rusti-
cated Portland stone and with Coade stone ornament. Returns and courtyard
interior in red brick, partly reused. Slate roofs. Quardrangle plan. 2
storeys. Entrance range of 9 bays. Central carriage arch with mask keystone
and paterae to spandrels. Open dentilled pediment containing clock. Wings:
3 recessed bays to each side with round-arched recesses to ground floor, ashlar
1st floor band, casement windows above. Dentilled cornice. Outer bays have
full-height round-arched recesses containing thermal windows at 1st floor level.
Parapet with rectangular panel flanked by paterae and surmounted by ball finials.
Hipped roof. To entrance bay a 4-stage tower, the lower part rusticated, with
pilastered angles and arcading above. Frieze and dentilled pedimented gables.
Interior of courtyard: Round-arched recesses, 1st floor band with segment-arched
6-pane sashes above. C20 alterations include insertion of garage doors to far
side. The Old Hall, which was demolished at the time of building Woolverstone
Hall (qv), stood on this site and was the source of the reused bricks incor-
porated into the stable block.

Listing NGR: TM1936138465

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