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Walling and Gateway Along Road Frontage to Bramford House, with Return 10 Metres West of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bramford, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.075 / 52°4'30"N

Longitude: 1.102 / 1°6'7"E

OS Eastings: 612675

OS Northings: 246394

OS Grid: TM126463

Mapcode National: GBR TMF.X0K

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.13YL

Plus Code: 9F4334G2+2R

Entry Name: Walling and Gateway Along Road Frontage to Bramford House, with Return 10 Metres West of House

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433438

Location: Bramford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP8

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bramford

Built-Up Area: Bramford

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bramford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Walling and gateway along road frontage to Bramford House, with return 10m west of House


Walling, gate and gatepiers, c.1700 with later alterations. A pedestrian gateway gives access from Ship Lane to the front entrance of Bramford House. A pair of square orange brick gatepiers (now painted), with moulded painted scone copings and ball finials. On the inner face of each pier is a pilaster with hinges for the original pair of gates. The present light wrought iron gate has side panels and crown, all scroll-enriched. Attached to left is a 15 metre length of walling of orange brick with burnt headers, 2.5 metres high and with a heavy brick capping oversailing from a saw-tooth course. It returns northwards 10 metres west of the house. A similar but lower section to right of the gateway continues to the corner of Mill Lane. The corner has been rebuilt in C20 with a curved form, but the original work continues for 20 metres along Mill Lane to a gateway giving access to the stable yard.

Listing NGR: TM1267546394

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