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The Crescent, Harling

Description: The Crescent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 220640

OS Grid Reference: TL9963785892
OS Grid Coordinates: 599637, 285892
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4345, 0.9354

Location: Lopham Road, Harling, Norfolk NR16 2PX

Locality: Harling
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR16 2PX

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Listing Text

TL 98 NE
Nos 15 and 16


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: TL9963785892

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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