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Latitude: 52.0659 / 52°3'57"N
Longitude: 1.1517 / 1°9'5"E
OS Eastings: 616121
OS Northings: 245518
OS Grid: TM161455
Mapcode National: GBR TMP.HYY
Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XB6N
Entry Name: Colne House
Listing Date: 4 August 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263988
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429001
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Margaret's
Built-Up Area: Ipswich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM1645 HENLEY ROAD
642-0/7/10025 (West side)
House. 1869. By Frederick Barnes. Red brick; machine-tile
roofs. 2 storeys and attics.
East front has a 2-storey canted central entrance bay with a
4-centred doorway and arched lancet side lights to the cants
right and left. First-floor window above is a 1/4 sash, also
with a 4-centred head on a hood mould. Crenellated parapet.
One bay either side, both with shaped gables. Bay to left with
a 2-storey canted bay window fitted with 1/1 unhorned sashes;
to right the single-window bay projects slightly and is lit
through a 3-light casement to each floor. In the attic is an
arched 2/2 sash. Gabled roofs.
The rear (west) elevation is less symmetrical: gabled 3-storey
wing to left with a triple-flued decorated internal stack;
shaped gable to right against which is a canted window bay
with 1/1 unhorned sashes. Between the 2 parts is a crenellated
parapet. A greenhouse abuts the left wing, rebuilt in replica
following gale in 1987.
INTERIOR: closed string staircase with turned balusters and a
ramped handrail terminating in moulded hexagonal newel posts.
4-panelled doors; marble chimneypieces and main ground-floor
room with plaster foliage trails in ceiling borders.
(Brown C, Haward B, Kindred R: Dictionary of Architects of
Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914: Ipswich: 1991-: 34).
Listing NGR: TM1612145518
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