TERRACE KNOWN AS THE BALCONY GARDEN, INCLUDING BALUSTRADING AND PAVILION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1352051

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: TERRACE KNOWN AS THE BALCONY GARDEN, INCLUDING BALUSTRADING AND PAVILION

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TERRACE KNOWN AS THE BALCONY GARDEN, INCLUDING BALUSTRADING AND PAVILION

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Barham

National Grid Reference: TM 12586 52560

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BARHAM SHRUBLAND ESTATE TM 15 SW 3/20 Terrace known as The Balcony Garden, including 9.12.55 balustrading and pavilion - II* Balustrading, retaining wall and pavilion, enclosing on 3 sides a rectangular terrace about 90m x 30m. C.1849-50, by Sir Charles Barry for Sir W.F. Middleton, Bart. Cream limestone ashlar. Low open balustrading with turned balusters and square piers, the retaining walls have rusticated blocks. At the N.W. and S.W. angles are buttressed recesses with wooden seats and obelisk and ball finials. On the east side are two broad flights of steps to the Gun Terrace. In the centre of the west side is a fine pavilion in the form of a triumphal arch: on the east face above the arch is an open pediment on console brackets and sunk pilasters, the latter and the tympanum both enriched with festoons. Reclining upon the pediment are two female figures of limestone. The pavilion has rusticated walling on either side with a sunk panel containing festoons. The west face has an archway with a plainer pediment on console brackets.

Listing NGR: TM1258652560

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 279213

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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