Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1032642

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Mar-1988



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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Botesdale

National Grid Reference: TM 06070 75148


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BOTESDALE THE COMMON TM 07 NE 2/4 Botesdale Lodge 29.7.55 (formerly listed under Botesdale Green) -- II Large house. Mid C16 in 2 phases, extended c.1810 for T. Cay. Timber frame, plastered. White brick additions. Steeply pitched plaintiled roofs, roof to front block not visible. Earlier builds form an L with 2 ranges of 2 cells each, 5 bay front block with 2 bays to rear all added as an interlocking L to form an irregular rectangle on plan. All 2 storeys. Early C19 facade has central entrance bay breaking forward, glazed segmentally pointed entrance arch with hoodmould; inner door, pilaster strips. Outer bays have tall 2- light glazing bar casements with cusped Gothic heads, hoodmoulds. First floor cross casements with hood moulds; plat bands, coped parapet, outer pilaster strips. 1 bay returns with pilaster strips. Stacks to rear between outer bays, that to left is larger with early base in C16 2 cell range. To left of centre a 9-panel studded cross entry door above which a shield of arms of Trinity College, Cambridge; 3 light casements, central on ridge an octagonal bellcote with a weather vane finial; some exposed roof timbers, single side purlins with cranked arched windbraces. Returning to rear parallel with front block is second early range, part open to rear, axial ridge stack towards first C16 range. Behind front block to right 2 bays linking to C16 builds, sash windows, hipped slate roof. Interior: entrance hall has Gothic corbelling as cornice, swept dogleg staircase with cast iron balusters in a top-lit apsidal stair well; otherwise not inspected. (East Anglian Miscellany, 1923, pp.76-80; RCHM).

Listing NGR: TM0607075148


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Legacy System number: 280725

Legacy System: LBS

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