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Widows Cottage, Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

Description: Widows Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282420

OS Grid Reference: TM4820297098
OS Grid Coordinates: 648202, 297098
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5152, 1.6567

Location: The Street, Somerleyton, Suffolk NR32 5QB

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

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
4/68 Nos.1 to 7 (consecutive)
(Widows Cottages)
Row of 7 estate cottages. Probably c.1850 (not later than 1861). Yellow
brick with white brick dressings. Roof of mid C20 concrete plaintiles.
Symmetrical form with gabled end blocks set forward and a slightly projecting
gable to the centre. A range of 7 2-light casement windows under segmental
arches; 4 gabled half-dormers. The end blocks have 4-light canted bays on the
ground floor. The windows only retain their original lead lattice cames in
the upper part of each light. 7 doorways, 5 facing forward and 2 in the end
walls: each has a boarded door and gabled porch on timber posts. 7 white
brick stacks. Included as a largely unaltered example of the local estate
architecture built for Sir Morton Peto to the designs of John Thomas.

Listing NGR: TM4820297098

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Source: English Heritage

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