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Description: Alma House Including Boundary Walls to North and South
Date Listed: 25 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 226800
OS Grid Reference: TM3431790840
OS Grid Coordinates: 634317, 290840
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4652, 1.4481
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BROOME YARMOUTH ROAD
TM 39 SW
Alma House including
25-9-51 boundary walls to
north and south (formerly
listed as Broome Heath House
GV and barns)
Farmhouse, early C18. Panels of red and grey brick; red brick dressings.
Hipped roof of red and smut pantiles, arranged in a pattern on elevation to
Yarmouth Road. Two storeys and attics, part-cellar. Principal facade to
west, of six bays with cross casements under rubbed brick arches. Doorway
one bay off-centre to north: 6-panelled door, Doric doorcase with fluted
pilasters. Platband at first floor level. Coved eaves cornice. Square
panelled chimney stack off-centre to south. South elevation of four bays
with parapeted gable to east, internal chimney stack with panelled top. East
elevation of three gables, two with tumbling-in at base. The two northern
gables have cross casements with segmental heads and leaded glazing.
6-panelled partly glazed door in altered opening. North elevation of three
widely-spaced cross casements on first floor; ground floor openings altered.
Three casements and two doorways with segmental heads; one doorway now
blocked. Platband at floor level. Interior has good stair with three turned
balusters per tread; some C18 panelling on ground floor. Attached boundary
walls of red brick forming garden area to west of house with dwarf brick wall
surmounted by iron railings to road frontage. Boundary wall continues to
north in flint with red brick piers and roll moulding coping, to south in
red brick with saddle-back copings.
Listing NGR: TM3431790840
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Source: English Heritage
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