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3 Ranges of Garden Walling with Linking Ha Ha Piers and Gates South of Dalham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2341 / 52°14'2"N

Longitude: 0.5227 / 0°31'21"E

OS Eastings: 572369

OS Northings: 262542

OS Grid: TL723625

Mapcode National: GBR PCF.T4M

Mapcode Global: VHJGS.03PP

Entry Name: 3 Ranges of Garden Walling with Linking Ha Ha Piers and Gates South of Dalham Hall

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275569

Location: Dalham, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Dalham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Dalham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


6/9 3 ranges of
garden walling
with linking
ha-ha, piers and
gates south of
Dalham Hall


Walling, piers and wrought iron gates. C18. A section of wall 3
metres high runs about 100 metres southwards from Dalham Hall and
is joined by a low ha-ha to a second parallel section 60 metres
long, which passes within 10 metres of the tower of St. Mary's
Church. This section returns eastwards for 50 metres, dividing
the churchyard from the grounds of Dalham Hall. Walling of red
brick in irregular Flemish Garden Wall bond with slightly
projecting piers at 5 metre intervals and moulded brick copings.
At the corners, large square piers rise about 1.2 metres above
the walling; moulded coping, and cup-and-ball finial on plinth,
all of limestone. Some piers have sunk oblong rendered panels.
120 metres south of Dalham Hall the wall is reduced in height to
become a ha-ha about 30 metres long with limestone coping. Set
into the wall north of the Church is a group of memorial stones
to members of the Affleck family. The wall is broken about 15
metres south of Dalham Hall for a pair of wrought iron gates with
side panels and brick piers.

Listing NGR: TL7236962542

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

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