Description: 3 and 4, Holt Road
Date Listed: 20 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224048
OS Grid Reference: TG0971434687
OS Grid Coordinates: 609714, 334687
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8688, 1.1144
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EDGEFIELD HOLT ROAD
TG 03 SE
6/18 Nos 3 and 4
Pair of semi-detached houses. 1912. Brick with corrugated tile hipped
roof. Square, one bay per house, double depth. Central chimney stack.
Plat band and oversailing eaves cornice. Ground floor 3-light casements
under segmental heads, doors to outer side; one 3-light casement per bay
to first floor. Single storey divided wash-house range to rear, extended.
Houses built by Parish Council in 1/2 acre each for £150. The refusal of
the District Council to take over some responsibility for the extra rate
incurred lead to questions in Parliament and a subsequent directive that
housing was a District, not Parish, responsibility. W.H. Marcon:
Reminiscences of a Norfolk Parson. 1926. Included as a rare example of
Parish Council housing and of pre 1914 local authority housing.
Listing NGR: TG0971434687
Source: English Heritage
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