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Screen Wall to Entrance Front of Somerleyton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.5208 / 52°31'14"N

Longitude: 1.6737 / 1°40'25"E

OS Eastings: 649322

OS Northings: 297781

OS Grid: TM493977

Mapcode National: GBR YSB.XN9

Mapcode Global: VHM66.YWNX

Entry Name: Screen Wall to Entrance Front of Somerleyton Hall

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282403

Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Somerleyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
4/52 Screen wall to entrance
front of Somerleyton Hall
Screen wall and entrance gates to Somerleyton Hall. Circa 1846 by John Thomas
for Sir Morton Peto. Mostly of stone with some red brick. Walling c.l.3m
high, the upper part pierced; the centre section is curved forward to the
gateway. Square wall piers, those at each end of the curved sections
surmounted by urns. The central gateway has heavy rusticated piers; each pier
is pierced by an arched pedestrian side entrance with a wrought iron gate.
The piers are surmounted by couchant stags which face each other across the
entrance: these were renewed in 1975. Wrought iron main gates. At each end
of the wall are square piers crowned by bronze lamps supported by 4 winged
lions; these piers link with the stable court (q.v.) and Hall (q.v.). The
surrounding park and gardens are included in the HBMC County Register of
Gardens at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4932297781

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

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