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Folly Lodge Known As Dove House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Redgrave, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3498 / 52°20'59"N

Longitude: 1.0275 / 1°1'39"E

OS Eastings: 606294

OS Northings: 276724

OS Grid: TM062767

Mapcode National: GBR TJ1.NM2

Mapcode Global: VHKCX.R6KH

Entry Name: Folly Lodge Known As Dove House

Listing Date: 29 July 1955

Last Amended: 16 March 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437957

Location: Redgrave, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Redgrave

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 063767
2/83 Folly Lodge known as Dove
29.7.55 House (formerly listed as
Redgrave Hall Keeeper's
GV 11*

A lodge built to house carpenter for Redgrave Park Estate. Designed as part
of landscaping of the park to be an eyecatcher from Redgrave Hall
(demolished). c.1765-70, probably by Capability Brown for R. Holt. Grey
brick with white brick and timber dressings. Leaded domical roof.
Octagonal,in a simple classical style. 2 storeys. Entrance front facing
former Hall has a step up to a recessed part glazed door, timber Tuscan
doorcase, ¾ columns, pediment. Flanking sides have blank gauged brick round
arched panels. To left a second entrance with a boarded door above which is a
reused richly moulded terracotta panel with consoles, foliate ornament all in
a relieving arch; further left towards rear another door in a deep recess,
above in a relieving arch a 3-light leaded staircase window. Right return bay
glazing bar casements with gauged brick flat arched heads, towards rear a
blank arch. To rear a full height blank arch and an internal stack. Plinth,
timber boarding to heavy cornice, blocking course. Ribbed domical roof with
an acorn finial. Interior: ground floor room has original timber fire
surround with cornice, oval medallions, architraved doors to pantry and to
stairs, a stop chambered binding beam. First floor not inspected. (D. Stroud,
Capability Brown, 1975, pp.112-13).

Listing NGR: TM0629476724

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