Attractions List of Famous Ipswich Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Ipswich skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Ipswich architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Ipswich are included on this list. Information about these Ipswich buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Ipswich and older historic landmarks.

List buildings include Howe Barn, James Burnham House and more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Ipswich?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Ipswich. Famous architectural houses within the city of Ipswich are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Ancient House, Ipswich

The Ancient House, Ipswich, also known as Sparrowes House, is a Grade I listed building dating from the 15th century located in the Buttermarket area. In 1980 the building was acquired by Ipswich Borough Council. The building sports detailed pargeting, and also elaborate wood carvings around the front of the house. Four panels of pargeting show a Tudor impression of the world. The continents Africa, America, Asia and Europe are shown - notably lacking Australia which was not discovered at the time. Africa is represented by a naked man holding a spear, Asia by a horse and a mosque-like building, Europe by a woman with a horse and castle, and America by a man with a dog at his feet. The front ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: United Kingdom


Benjamin Stickney Cable Memorial Hospital

The Benjamin Stickney Cable Memorial Hospital is a historic hospital building at the junction of Massachusetts Routes 1A and 133 in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The Colonial Revival building was built in 1917, following an extended fundraising effort, begun in 1906 and pushed further along by philanthropist and Castle Hill owner Richard T. Crane, Jr., after the 1915 death in a car accident of his friend, Benjamin Stickney Cable. Crane purchased the land on which the building sits and made a further donation of $145,000 to the construction fund. The building was designed by noted hospital architect Edward F. Stevens in a Georgian Revival style designed to harmonize with the rich colonial heritage ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1917

Style: Colonial Revival architecture

Broke Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Ipswich Buildings & Structures
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Broke Hall is a stately home in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. It overlooks the River Orwell opposite Pin Mill. The gardens were landscaped by Humphry Repton in 1794. The building is Grade II* listed. The site was purchased by Sir Richard Broke, who built a mansion there, during the reign of Henry VIII The present house was built for Philip Bowes Broke by James Wyatt in 1792. This itself is probably a remodelling of an earlier house built in 1775 by Richard Norris It was the birthplace of Admiral Philip Bowes Vere Broke. There is a primary school in Ipswich named after the hall. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: United Kingdom

Architect: James Wyatt

Created By: James Wyatt

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Christchurch Mansion is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Ipswich Buildings & Structures
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Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion is a substantial Tudor brick mansion house within Christchurch Park on the edge of the town centre of Ipswich, Suffolk, England. It is now owned by the town and since 1895 has formed one of the two principal venues of the Ipswich Corporation Museums, now part of the Colchester and Ipswich Museum Service. The Grade I listed building mansion houses a collection of pottery and glass, a contemporary art gallery and a collection of paintings by artists including John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough. There are rooms preserved as past inhabitants would have known them, complete with original items of fine clothing. The house sits within a 70 acres public park which features ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: United Kingdom