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Blocka Hall, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Blocka Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 282366

OS Grid Reference: TM4758799074
OS Grid Coordinates: 647587, 299074
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5332, 1.6491

Location: Blocka Road, Somerleyton, Suffolk NR32 5NW

Locality: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR32 5NW

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
1/15 Blocka Hall
Farmhouse. Early C17 with mid C19 rear wing. Red brick, with some knapped
flint to the basement and one gable end. Plaintiled roof (modern tiles at the
rear). 2 storeys with attics and a dairy/scullery basement floor. 3-cell
form with lobby entry. C20 large-paned casement windows with brick
hoodmoulds. The doorway is set high (over the basement) and is approached by
a C20 flight of brick steps. The moulded doorframe and fine plank door are
both original and are notable survivals. Wide flat hood. Internal stack, the
upper part rebuilt C19. Parapet gables; against the left gable is a later
external stack and a lean-to addition. Gothick rear wing: heavy 3-light
casement windows with 4-centre arched heads and estate-style leaded glass;
gabled entrance porch with matching open wooden archway. The left bay of this
front is the gable end of the C17 range: matching hoodmoulds over all windows.
Ovolo-moulded bridging beams to parlour and the chamber above. In the attic
is a C17 brick fireplace with moulded lintol. The original rear door of the
house survives but is not in position.

Listing NGR: TM4758799074

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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