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Sonita, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Sonita

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282383

OS Grid Reference: TM4848897512
OS Grid Coordinates: 648488, 297512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5188, 1.6612

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

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
4/32 No 1 and No 2 (Sonita)
Pair of estate cottages. Circa 1850. Yellow brick, the slightly projecting
upper floor pebbledash-rendered with applied timbering. Thatched roof.
Picturesque style. Asymmetrical form, with a gable to the right set slightly
forward. 2 storeys. Mullion and transom casement windows under flat arches;
the original lead lattice cames only remain in the upper part of each light.
2 half-dormers (originally gabled). 2 doorways, one to the front and one in
the right side wall: each has a gabled open timber porch; one boarded door and
one glazed door. Shaped bargeboards to all gables. 3 stacks with grouped
flues, mostly set diamondwise. Part of the model village of estate workers'
cottages built around the green for Sir Morton Peto to the designs of John

Listing NGR: TM4848897512

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Source: English Heritage

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