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Beech Lawn House Including Orangery to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Saxmundham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2132 / 52°12'47"N

Longitude: 1.4911 / 1°29'28"E

OS Eastings: 638595

OS Northings: 262967

OS Grid: TM385629

Mapcode National: GBR XQC.CS7

Mapcode Global: VHM7N.SMNQ

Entry Name: Beech Lawn House Including Orangery to Rear

Listing Date: 18 July 1949

Last Amended: 25 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462167

Location: Saxmundham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Saxmundham

Built-Up Area: Saxmundham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Saxmundham St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


841-1/4/38 (West side)
18/07/49 No.10
Beech Lawn House including orangery
to rear
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Beech Lawn)


House with orangery attached at rear. Dated 1820; orangery
later C19; rear extension c1935. House of gault brick; slate
roof with pedimented gable ends and brick end stacks. Glazed
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-window front. Central porch on fluted
Greek Doric columns with entablature forming central first
floor balcony with wrought iron railings. 6-panel double-leaf
door. One 6/6 unhorned sash right and left of porch under
gauged skewback arches. Three similar first-floor sashes, the
centre one taller to allow access to porch balcony. Three 3/3
unhorned sashes to second floor under gauged skewback arches.
Rear: 4-window range with single-storey 2-window flat roofed
extension to right; to left, 2-storey wing projects at right
angles with single-storey service room and orangery attached.
Upper floor windows of main house are sashes of same type as
the front. Orangery has sliding sashes with glazing bars under
a lap-glazed roof.
INTERIOR: marble mid C19 chimneypieces to main rooms. Kitchen
with Imperial Crown kitchen range. Staircase with chamfered
stick balusters and ramped handrail. Mid C19 first-floor
toilet with continuous-flow cistern in room above. Attic with
re-used early C18 door on H-hinges. C19 gas lamps remain to
upper floors.

Listing NGR: TM3859562967

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

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