Description: 17 and 17a, the Green
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282390
OS Grid Reference: TM4843897399
OS Grid Coordinates: 648438, 297399
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5178, 1.6604
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SOMERLEYTON THE GREEN
TM 49 NE
4/39 Nos.17 and 17A
Pair of estate cottages. Circa 1850. Pale yellow brick, the slightly
projecting upper floor with mid C20 smooth render and applied timbering. Roof
of mid C20 concrete plaintiles. Picturesque style. Asymmetrical form, with a
gable to the left set slightly forward. 2 storeys. Mullion and transom
casement windows; the orignal lead lattice cames only remain in the upper part
of each light. 2 gabled half-dormers. 2 doorways, one to the front and one
in the left return wall: each has a gabled open timber porch and boarded door.
3 stacks, 2 with grouped flues mainly set diamondwise, one at the rear rebuilt
in plain form. Included for group value as part of the model village of
estate workers' cottages built around the green for Sir Morton Peto to the
designs of John Thomas.
Listing NGR: TM4843897399
Source: English Heritage
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