ABBEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352475

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: ABBEY HOUSE, SCHOOL ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ABBEY HOUSE, SCHOOL ROAD

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Monk Soham

National Grid Reference: TM 21605 65516

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History

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Details

MONK SOHAM SCHOOL ROAD TM 26 NW 2/158 Abbey House - - II

House, formerly the rectory. Dated 1846, by S.S. Teulon. Red brick with white brick dressings and further embellishment in black-brick. Brick dentil eaves cornice, brick copings to gables. Roof of mid C20 concrete pantiles, originally plaintiled. 2 storeys and attic. Irregular form. Entrance front (east), garden front (west) and south front each have a shaped gable with integral stack. Plain gable to north. Various sash windows with slender glazing bars; chamfered reveals. East and west fronts each have 2 tripartite windows, those to ground floor within shallow square bays with hipped roofs. Lean-to open porch with drop finials; semi-glazed door, probably the original altered. Opposite doorway to west has 3-centre arched head; the door has 6 narrow panels, the upper 3 glazed. Above is a good 3-centre arched stair window with Y tracery and a transom; decorative glazing with a pattern of linked circles. South front has ground floor canted bay with French windows: this is probably a slightly later addition. To north, a square turret with pyramidal roof was for W.C.'s. Attic lit by mid C20 flush rooflights; there was a gabled dormer to east. Contemporary lean-to and enclosed service yard to north; gateway to east has piers with ball finials. Interior. Well stair with 2 balusters per tread, each pair alternately twisted and turned. Plans and specifications for the house are in the Parsonage House Papers (ref. FM1) at the Suffolk Record Office.

Listing NGR: TM2160565516

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