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AKENHAM HALL

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.

Name: AKENHAM HALL

List entry Number: 1352029

Location

AKENHAM HALL

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County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Akenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 279196

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

AKENHAM TM 14 NE 8/3 Akenham Hall 9.12.55 - II House, formerly manor house. Late C18, with a rear range of mid C17 with fragmentary mediaeval core. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Timber-framed and pebble- dashed on a tarred brick plinth. Hipped plaintiled roofs with internal chimneys of red brick. A complete C18 facade in the Gothick manner: sash windows with pointed arched heads; the upper sashes have thick glazing bars in the form of intersecting tracery (a similar but smaller window over the entrance has an ogee head). C18 entrance doorway: 6-panelled door and an entablature on pilasters, the open pediment has within it a semi-circular fanlight with curved bars. The rear range has typical C17 plain framing and 2 ovolo-mullioned windows. Within the left-hand cell are a pair of posts and other fragments from an open hall, but this building was otherwise destroyed during the C17 reconstruction. The front range has modest but quite complete late C18 joinery.

Listing NGR: TM1587349518

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National Grid Reference: TM 15873 49518

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