Description: The Crescent
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 220637
OS Grid Reference: TL9958985953
OS Grid Coordinates: 599589, 285953
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4351, 0.9347
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1. HARLING THE CRESCENT
off LOPHAM ROAD
TL 98 NE
1/33E Nos 9 and 10
Pair of semi-detached Council Houses. 1919-20 designed by George Skipper. Rendered
clay-lump with pantile roofs with plain barge boards. Central brick ridge stack. Single
storey plus attics. Symmetrical plan. Main front has to right and left single half
glazed doors with timber lean-to porches. Beyond are single small glazing bar casements,
and between are single 2 light glazing bar casements, above these windows is a continuous
wooden drip shelf supported on ornate wooden brackets. Above 2 single small glazing
bar casements to the eaves, and between a pair of 2 light glazing bar casements within
a single central gable. This pair of windows also has a drip shelf supported on similar
brackets with weather boarding in the gable above. These houses were designed for Norfolk
County Council as part of an experiment in cheap house building techniques.
Listing NGR: TL9958985953
Source: English Heritage
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