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Jessamine Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Rickinghall, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3398 / 52°20'23"N

Longitude: 1.0001 / 1°0'0"E

OS Eastings: 604477

OS Northings: 275537

OS Grid: TM044755

Mapcode National: GBR SGW.7PC

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.9G35

Entry Name: Jessamine Lodge

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 440217

Location: Rickinghall Superior, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Rickinghall Superior

Built-Up Area: Rickinghall

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Redgrave cum Botesdale with the Rickinghalls

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 0475
6/163 Jessamine Lodge
Large house, latterly with a shop. Early C18, extended, altered and
refenestrated mid to late C19, restored 1985. Timber frame, plastered.
Vitrified brick header facade with red brick dressings. Steeply hipped
plaintiled roof with slate to rear. 3 cell plan. 2 storeys and attic. 2:3:2
facade with ends breaking forward slightly. Central recessed entrance, raised
8 panelled door, panelled reveal and soffit, C19 doorcase with rinceau
panelled jambs and lintel, consoles to an C18 dentilled segmental pediment.
C19 2-light casement windows with unusual chamfered Gothic traceried heads,
shafted jambs with brackets to moulded hoods, gauged brick flat arched heads.
Above entrance a blind opening of red brick with a gauged brick flat arched
head, brick repair to ground floor right which was shop. Quoining, plinth,
hollow moulding below plat band, restored coved cornice, 3 evenly spaced C20
2-light gabled dormers. 2 ridge stacks between cells have red brick quoining
and caps, that to right or service end is axial. Rendered returns, to right a
restored first floor window as to front. Full height continuous extension to
rear, 4 bays of mixed 12 and 16 pane sashes, 2 panelled doors, French windows.
Interior: parlour has some early C19 raised dado panelling, in hall an ogee
stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, staircase in front of stack between
hall and parlour has C18 dado panelling, C19 turned balusters; parlour chamber
has an early C19 lugged architrave to fireplace, raised panelling. Some
exposed framing with good C18 studding, double staggered tenoned purlin roof
with collars to principals.

Listing NGR: TM0447775537

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

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