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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: 1036922



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

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sproughton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Mar-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jan-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 277362

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TM 1245 SPROUGHTON 5/34 Sproughton Manor 6.3.72 II House, 1863 by W E Nesfield for Col Henry Phillipps. Grey brick, grey and yellow stone dressings, tile and slate roofs. Asymmetrical facade. 3 bays. 2 and 2½ storeys. Left hand bay. 2li storeys part beneath half-hipped gable. 1st floor brick band. Stepped diagonal buttress to left hand return. Mansard porch of fish scale slate on timber brackets on yellow stone corbels. Similar stone doorway With chamfered jambs and cambered corbels with round carved motif. 2-leeved door of 8 sunk panels. One ground floor and 2 1st floor timber casements of one and two lights, beneath semicircular brick arches, the tympana of the left hand windows in chequer-work grey brick, that above the right hand window in herringbone, and all picked out in red mortar. 3 light attic window beneath flat head. Brick stack with raised moulded brick panels. Iron finial to gables, crested ridge tiles, crest of HP set in wall to left of door. Rainwater head dated 1863. 2 storey gabled central bay comprising a full-height hall, ground floor bow window with cross casements and parapet of pierced brickwork forming angular lozenges. One 1st floor arched headed cross-window. Gable ball finial. Right hand bay. 3 6-light cross casements to ground floor, beneath similar arched heads with the tympana in herringbone brickwork. 2 similar 1st floor windows. Rear range stack with brick panels and moulded cap. Garden front. Symmetrical, 3 bays, that to centre set back, the forward bays beneath mansard roofs. 3 storeys. The outer bays having ground floor timber casements with glazed margins and overlights, the tympana with herringbone brick- work. 2 similarly treated 1st floor casements, 2 3-light 2nd floor casements having flat arches. Central bay. 2-leaved French window beneath overlight with vertical glazing bars, and behind C20 glazed verandah. 2 1st floor casements beneath one arch with similar tympanum to 2nd floor window having flat arches. Rear wall. Arms to Henry Phillipps and Lucy Birch Phillipps.

Listing NGR: TM1278645616

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National Grid Reference: TM 12786 45616


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