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A Grade II Listed Building in Copdock and Washbrook, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0279 / 52°1'40"N

Longitude: 1.0847 / 1°5'5"E

OS Eastings: 611715

OS Northings: 241104

OS Grid: TM117411

Mapcode National: GBR TMZ.YWC

Mapcode Global: VHLBY.R9B7

Entry Name: Felcourt

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 277395

Location: Copdock and Washbrook, Babergh, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Copdock and Washbrook

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Copdock St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


Former rectory, 1858 by E B Lamb for Frederick de Grey, younger son of Lord
Walsingham. Red brick, yellow and red sandstone dressings, plaintile roofs.
Irregular plan with asymmetrical facades, the principal facades to south and
east. Entrance facade (east). Gabled wing with sleeply pitched roof sweeping
down to ground floor eaves height. 3 storeys, defined by horizontal bands
breaking short of the gable, which is stepped at storey height; the bands
continue round projecting bay to right of apex; multiple stack at apex, of
separate shafts linked under one heavy moulded cap. Windows of 3, 2, and single
lights, diminishing in size to the upper floor. All have chamfered brick arrises
and stone dressings, some have brick mullions. 3-light mullion and transomed
ground floor window, each light slightly arched, with leaded lights. Similar
2-light first floor window, that to upper storey of 2 mullioned lights.
Scattered single lights, and a tall opening to right of stack, breaking through
the storeys. To left, within the gable profile but under a separate roof, a
porch; outer doorway, with stone four-centre arched head. Left hand return has a
6-light mullion window. Porch has boarded ceiling with carved bosses,
polychromatic tile floor. South facade. Projects beyond the eastern gabled wing
forming a grouped mass of divergent roof lines and stacks. Gabled wing, sweeping
through 2 storeys to right, but a single storey to left. 3 irregular storeys
marked by bands similar to east facade, but the gable is stepped at mid storey
height. Corbelled window bay rises through 2½ storeys from over the flush ground
floor window. The latter glazed with margin lights, the upper 2 storeys have
2-light cross casements similar to east facade. Tall 4-pane window cuts the
first floor band to right. Band beneath continues to right return. Tall stack
of 3 shafts linked by moulded cap, on right side of roof slope, and flanked by 2
light dormer casement. Moulded brick plinth also follows to the return walls.
Interior. 4-centre arched inner porch doorway and garden door. Hall dado
reaching almost to lintel of doors. Open string dog leg stair, turned balusters,
2 per tread, turned newel with chamfered square finials, moulded mahogany rail.
4-centre arched fireplace opening. Doors of 3 x 3 recessed panels. Single
storey service wing attached to right is partly under pyramidal roof. Pevsner N,
Suffolk 1974.

Listing NGR: TM1171541104

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