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121, London Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0586 / 52°3'30"N

Longitude: 1.1379 / 1°8'16"E

OS Eastings: 615215

OS Northings: 244671

OS Grid: TM152446

Mapcode National: GBR TMP.SLS

Mapcode Global: VHLBS.NJY7

Plus Code: 9F43345Q+C5

Entry Name: 121, London Road

Listing Date: 19 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490862

Location: Gipping, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Gipping

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: St Matthew Triangle and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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642/0/10097 LONDON ROAD
19-APR-04 Mile End

House. c.1820. Gault brick with red brick to rear walls and slate hipped roof to front range with C20 tile to small rear range. Right side stack. Late Classical style. 2 storeys and basement. Front has a tripartite sash, 2/2:6/6:2/2 panes, on both floors with crown glass to upper. Windows are set in a raised panel and there are rusticated quoins. The side walls are panelled. Original 5-panel door to left side. Small rear range has a sash on both floors with cornice hoodmould: 3/6 over 6/6. Mostly sashes to rear which are either 3/3 or 2/2, and a door to the semi-basement.
INTERIOR. The little altered interior includes a small open-well staircase with mahogany curving and wreathed handrail and stick balusters with fluted bottom newel. Reeded architraves with corner roundels to many doorways. Front reception room has window shutters and side arches to the chimney breast with another opposite. Cornices and architraves. Original fireplaces in 2 upper rooms have cast-iron grates and there is a later C19 range in the rear main basement room. Further extensive semi-basements and cellars with stone floors.
HISTORY. This area, known as 'Mile End', was laid out in the early C19 as a small isolated development of 16 houses to the main London road, and the house is marked on the first available map which is of 1847.
This is a little-altered small Regency villa which retains original fenestration and many finely detailed interor features.

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