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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1251559



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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Nettlestead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jan-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433500

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NETTLESTEAD HALL LANE TM 04 NE 6/128 Nettlestead Chace 9.12.55 - II House, formerly known as Nettlestead Hall. Virtually rebuilt c.1813-1819 for L.H. Moore, but retaining and remodelling a small fragment of the mansion of Thomas, 2nd Lord Wentworth (1523-1583). 2 storeys, 3 windows. Painted brick facaae with a moulded band at 1st floor and a slight set-back at the entrance bay and at the corners. Hipped slated roof with modillioned eaves soffit (the rear and internal slopes are plaintiled). External chimneys of gault brick and a large rear stack of red brick. Sash windows; those at ground floor have elliptical heads of gauged brick, and those at upper floor have cambered heads. Small-pane sashes, at ground floor having sidelights. A pair of panelled entrance doors; circular panels below, and glazed with small panes above. Greek Doric portico with columns and flat entablature. At the sides are areas of plastered timber-framed walling and painted C16 brickwork. A little heavy close-studding and other C16 timber-framing survives, and there is believed to be a large open fireplace and moulded plaster ceilings in two rooms, all now concealed. Until C20, a chamber had full C16 panelling, incorporating the Arms of Wentworth. Some interesting early C19 joinery including panelled architraves. For full history of the site: MANORS OF SUFFOLK: COPINGER. Suffolk Houses: Sandon:1977

Listing NGR: TM0895649241

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Copinger, , Manors of Suffolk
Sandon, E, Suffolk Houses: A Study of Domestic Architecture, (1977)

National Grid Reference: TM 08956 49241


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