In fact Suffolk has twice as many Crinkle Crankle walls as the rest of the country, it has over 200, its village of Easton
has an interesting wall of this construction and design which is said to be the longest example in the country.
Easton Hall, in the early 1900's, was the seat of the Duke and Duchess of Hamilton who were forced to sell their Easton
estate in 1919. Part of the estate's great Crinkle Crankle wall was demolished and transported across the Atlantic Ocean to
the United States to be reassembled as a ranch. The remaining wall runs alongside to road to All Saints Church, which
you can see in of the images below.
also used as a boundary walls.
Another name for these walls are serpentine or ribbon walls, they are usually built from one layer of bricks, it snaking
formation gives it support where a straight wall would need buttresses to stop it from tumbling over.
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