Monument record FNG 013 - Finborough Hall; Great Finborough Hall Park

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Summary

Great Finborough Hall and associated park (R1).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 0148 5826 (2397m by 1588m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM05NW
Civil Parish BUXHALL, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish GREAT FINBOROUGH, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Civil Parish ONEHOUSE, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Great Finborough Hall and associated large park (R1, not seen). Park defined on HER map approximately as shown on Hodskinson's 1783 map (S1), including lake and bridge (TM 0151 5852) over lake. Park includes Folly on mound known as Devil's Hill (FNG 003).
Finborough Hall: built (rebuilt) 1795, by F Sandys for Roger Pettiward. Front with a big bow window and a colonnade of six Tuscan columns running round it. Side with four giant Tuscan columns, the middle interstice being wider than the others. Far-projecting eaves (which is also `Tuscan', i.e. Etruscan motif). Large staircase hall, the stairway with a wrought-iron balustrade (S2)(S3). Owned by Wm Wollaston Esq in 1783 (S1).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): Williamson Dr T, Survey of History Parks and Gardens in Suffolk, 1993.
  • <S1> Cartographic materials: Hodskinson, J.. 1783. The County of Suffolk surveyed.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. p. 236.
  • <S3> (No record type): Dickinson P, The Little Guide: Suffolk, 6th ed, 1957, 154.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 23 2012 12:40PM

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