Description: 1, the Street (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282393
OS Grid Reference: TM4851397377
OS Grid Coordinates: 648513, 297377
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5176, 1.6615
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SOMERLEYTON THE GREEN
TM 49 NE
4/42 No 23
Originally 3 estate cottages, now 2. Circa 1850. Yellow brick, the slightly
projecting upper floor with mid C20 smooth render and applied timbering.
Thatched roof. Picturesque style. Symmetrical about the corner: a square
corner block with chamfered angles and conical roof, to which are attached by
short links 2 wings with half-hipped gables. 2 storeys. Mullion and transom
casement windows with segmental arches in pale yellow brick; the original lead
lattice cames only remain in the upper part of each light. One doorway is
placed on the corner, with half-hipped open timber porch. 2 other doorways in
the side walls of the wings have been blocked but the porches remain. 2
stacks with grouped flues and a single flue at the apex of the corner block.
Part of the model village of estate workers' cottages built around the green
for Sir Morton Peto to the designs of John Thomas. Includes No.1 The Street.
Listing NGR: TM4851397377
Source: English Heritage
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