Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1351631

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1987



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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh (District Authority)

Parish: Freston

National Grid Reference: TM 17505 39970


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TM 13 NE FRESTON FRESTON HILL (East side) 4/6 Monkey Lodge GV II Lodge. 1861 on date plaque. C20 alterations to rear. For John Berners. White brick with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. 3 intersecting rectangles with C20 porch to angle at rear. 1½ storeys. Moulded plinth. Front range has rusticated angle pilasters with paired ashlar capitals and frieze with swag ornament to returns. Dentilled cornice, pedimented gable end. Sashes with glazing bars in ashlar architraves with cyma recta cornices and brick aprons. Gable end has ashlar plaque between ground floor and attic windows bearing coat of arms and motto DEL FUEGO EL AROLA. Segmental arch to attic sash. Subsidiary ranges have rusticated angles and square recesses, sunk panels above sash windows in ashlar architraves. Moulded cornices. Stack to rear has curvilinear gable with plaque inscribed 18 1B 61. Further stack to rear left is panelled and corniced with flanking scrolled brackets. Attached to front left is short wall with rusticated corniced pier with ball finial. Formed lodge to Woolverstone Hall (qv). The motto and name of the lodge are said to relate to an incident where a pet monkey saved a child of the Berners family from a fire.

Listing NGR: TM1750539970


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Legacy System number: 277285

Legacy System: LBS

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