Helmingham, Suffolk

Helmingham Hall is a moated manor house built for Lionel Tollemache the High Sheriff of Suffolk and Norfolk in the 16th century. The house is built around a courtyard in a late medieval / Tudor style.

Remodelled by John Nash in C.1800 with substantial parts being rebuilt or encased by red brick with embattled parapets and crow stepped gables.

Pair of entrance lodges south east of the main house in a similar architectural style with plain tiled roofs and highly decorative brick chimneys. Red brick with diaper bond pattern of contrasting brick colour and stone ashlar dressings. Stone mullioned windows with small pane lead lattice casements. Bay windows with crenellated parapets to principle elevations. Decorative brick finials to changes in roof line and gables.

Helmingham hall, Suffolk

Helmingham hall, Suffolk