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Herringfleet Hall, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Herringfleet Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 282368

OS Grid Reference: TM4807099157
OS Grid Coordinates: 648070, 299157
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5337, 1.6563

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
1/17 Herringfleet Hall
House. C18 and early-mid C19, in several phases; C20 alterations. Mainly
colourwashed brick; the entrance facade is stuccoed, with banded rustication
to the quoins and a flat parapet with brick dentil cornice. Roof of glazed
black pantiles. 2 storeys. 3-bay entrance block of c.1840, the centre bay
set slightly forward: sash windows, those to the ground floor without glazing
bars, those to the first floor with large panes. Moulded window surrounds,
pedimented to the ground floor, eared to the first floor. Greek Doric
entrance porch, distyle in antis, with remains of entablature; set forward of
this is an outer porch of 1919, altered mid C20. First floor French windows
with console-bracketed cornice: these gave access onto the balustraded parapet
of the original porch. To the right is a lower 4-bay C18 range: original
flush-frame sash windows with heavy glazing bars to ground floor. 5-bay left
hand return front, with a full-height 3-light canted bay: inset large-paned
sash windows, paired louvred shutters to ground floor. C18 work to rear, in 2
ranges, both with a wooden modillion eaves cornice. The later section to the
rear of the entrance block has an octagonal glazed lantern. A C19 wing at
right angles to the main block terminates in a 5-bay orangery with tall semi-
circular headed sash windows and matching doorway. Interior considerably
modernised. Square staircase hall: the stair has stick balusters, a ramped
and wreathed mahogany handrail and carved tread-ends. Sandon, Suffolk Houses,
1977. pp.235-7.

Listing NGR: TM4807099157

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Source: English Heritage

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