Bramford House

Date:
6 Aug 1999
Location:
Bramford House, Ship Lane, Bramford, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP8 4AL
Reference:
IOE01/00215/15
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRAMFORD SHIP LANE TM 1246 9/82 Bramford House 9.12.55 - II* House, probably c.1693 with possible earlier core and C18 alterqtions.

Double-pile plan. 2 storeys and attics, 7 windows. Orange brick with parapet gables incorporating chimneys. Band at 1st floor level, above which the Flemish bond walling has burnt headers. A fine wooden eaves cornice has groups of 3 and 4 console brackets and a frieze enriched with egg and dart ornament. Ogee guttering with large lion-head water spouts. Plain tiled 2-span roof. Flat roofed dormers with C19 sashes. Sashes with flat arches of gauged brick and flush frames with small-pane sashes. Entrance door with 6 fielded panels. The Roman Doric portico porch is probably a late C18 addition; it has a flat entablature on a pair of circular columns. An original staircase has barley-sugar twist balusters. Several rooms have good original fireplaces and panelling. Suffolk Houses: E Sandon.

Listing NGR: TM1266846413

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Curtis_B.A. IOE Records for Curtis, B.A.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mrs B.A. Curtis. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Curtis, B.A.

Rights Holder: Curtis, B.A.

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Structure, Unassigned