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Great Saxham Hall (Saxham Hall)

  • Earlier Houses: A great fire in 1779 destroyed most of an earlier house on the site.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Capability Brown probably designed the Moorish Gothic temple, the Tea House, and the polygonal lodge.

  • Architect: Robert Adam

    Date: 1774
    Designed: Alterations to House for Hutchison Mure

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    Architect: Joseph Patience Jr.

    Date: 1790s and 1st decade of 19th century
    Designed: Completed House for T. Mills

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    Architect: Lancelot Brown

    Designed: Grounds, including Moorish Gothic Temple and Tea House
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. II, p. 174, 1853.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 742
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

    Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: David Gordon Lennox

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No