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Saxham Hall

Great Saxham

Great Saxham Hall is a two-storey Palladian house situated at Great Saxham, just outside Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. It is a Grade II* listed building (buildings and monuments can be listed as Grade I, Grade II, or Grade II*. Grade II* buildings are particularly important buildings of more than special interest; only 5.5% of listed buildings are Grade II*.)

The hall was designed by Joseph Patience and dates from 1798. Its most striking feature is the large, generous portico, which has a pediment with arms and large columns. Inside, fine painted ceilings are of note, along with a room 'reputedly' (this has not been officially confirmed by experts) decorated by the 18th-century artist Angelica Kauffman R.A.

The gardens are reputedly by Capability Brown and feature a polygonal lodge house, a Moorish temple (The Umbrello), and The Tea House.

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