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Terrace Walls and Steps Below Bawdsey Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Bawdsey, Suffolk

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Latitude: 51.9894 / 51°59'21"N

Longitude: 1.3993 / 1°23'57"E

OS Eastings: 633492

OS Northings: 237782

OS Grid: TM334377

Mapcode National: GBR WRN.6LX

Mapcode Global: VHM8S.68M8

Plus Code: 9F33X9QX+QP

Entry Name: Terrace Walls and Steps Below Bawdsey Manor

Listing Date: 31 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285378

Location: Bawdsey, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP12

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bawdsey

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bawdsey St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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TM 33 NW
(South end)
Terrace walls and
Steps below Bawdsey
Three terrace retaining walls and flights of steps connecting the levels.
c. 1900. Red brick with ashlar dressings. Lowest wall of c. 3 feet in
height and two upper walls of c. 8 feet high, connected by Imperial
staircase rising from two lower flights to a landing over a seating recess
and then rising as a single flight. All the walls have ashlar coping and
regularly placed pilaster buttresses with flat ashlar caps. the staircase
has ashlar treads, square piers with flat ashlar caps and open ashlar
panels of strapwork to the balustrade. It rises by two lower flights of 11
steps to quarter-landings then by a further two flights of 10 steps to meet
at the landing above the loggia which has a 4-centred archway of moulded
brick. Above this is a flight of 3 steps leading to the level of the lower
terrace. Nine further steps lead up to the level of the upper terrace.

Listing NGR: TM3349237782

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