Monument record BGL 028 - Brightwell Hall (site of)

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Brightwell Hall: house built or remodelled by Sir Samuel Barnardiston Bt.


Grid reference Centred TM 251 433 (292m by 287m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM24SE


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Brightwell Hall: House built or remodelled by Sir Samuel Barnardiston Bt. House and large formal garden shown on an engraving by J Kip, 1707. House demolished circa 1760, though some of the farm buildings probably survive in the existing Brightwell Hall complex (S1).
Hall rebuilt by Sir Samuel Barnardiston in 1663; largely dismantled in 1760 except for portion used as a farmhouse (1909). Reputedly reproduced in drawing by Knuff. Site of former mansion converted to pasture land (S3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: photocopy of J Kip engraving, 1707.
  • <S1> (No record type): Dymond D & Northeast P, A History of Suffolk, 1985, plate 27.
  • <S2> (No record type): H R L (Lingwood), Brightwell Hall, E Anglian Miscellany, 1943, 38-9 & 1944, 1 & 3.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Goult W. 1990. A Survey of Suffolk Parish History. Goult W, East Suffolk: A-H, 1990.

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Record last edited

Nov 2 2006 4:09PM

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