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Description: Sea Marge
Date Listed: 15 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 224698
OS Grid Reference: TG2496640774
OS Grid Coordinates: 624966, 340774
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9172, 1.3448
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TG 2440 OVERSTRAND HIGH STREET
8/36 Sea Marge
Large house. 1908-12 but said to be built to design of Sir Arthur Blomfield
d.1899. Half-timbered, brick, pebbledash and tile. Tiled roof. Irregular
plan. Irregular gabled road facade of 2 and 3 storeys and attic. Sash
windows, casements and oculi. Ground floor pebbledashed with a projecting
bay window with diamond leaded-panes. Single storey timbered gabled porch
behind which rises a 3-storey timbered square tower with pyramidal roof.
To the right of this a single storey wing with a sleep pitched roof and
mullioned and transomed oriel window. To the right again a lower, 2-storey,
3-bay range with open arcade to ground floor, casements to first floor,
the centre one under a gable. Further half-timbered ranges project from
left hand end. Brick stacks with clustered shafts. To the rear a series
of 6 gabled bays with pebbledash ground floors; casements; gable windows;
lefthand 3 bays canted. To the left, loggias on ground and first floors
with a further range to the left. Interior. Oak panelling to entrance
hall and reception rooms. Galleried 'hall' with stone fireplace. Upstairs
bathroom with contemporary tiles, probably Japanese.
The Buildings of England North-East Norfolk and Norwich. N. Pevsner.
Listing NGR: TG2496640774
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