GARDEN WALL, 70 METRES SOUTH WEST OF HELMINGHAM HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1033071
Date first listed:
09-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALL, 70 METRES SOUTH WEST OF HELMINGHAM HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALL, 70 METRES SOUTH WEST OF HELMINGHAM HALL

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
Mid Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Helmingham
National Grid Reference:
TM 18604 57575

Details

HELMINGHAM HELMINGHAM PARK TM 15 NE 4/82 Garden wall, 70m south- west of Helmingham Hall 9.12.55 GV II

Garden wall; 1749, by Robert Rodwell, bricklayer, for the 4th Earl Dysart. Red brick, mainly in English bond; heavy gabled terracotta copings. The wall encloses a rectangular garden, about 100m x 70m. The north east side is open, but a screen wall spans the garden about 30m from the north east end. Main walls about 2.5m high; at each corner is a square pier surmounted by a limestone eagle. Central to the north west and south east walls are gateways with a pair of similar eagles on piers, and each with a wrought iron gate. The screen wall is about 2m high, with piers at 7m intervals, each surmounted by a limestone urn. At the centre of the wall is a gateway with wrought iron gate, side panels and crown; the heavy square piers each have a black winged horse's head, the Tollemache emblem. The walled garden is surrounded by a moat. Included as Grade I in the H.B.M.C. Register of Historic Parks and Gardens.

Listing NGR: TM1860457575

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
279701
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 39 Suffolk,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 23 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10892/08
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