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Harvest House, Felixstowe

Description: Harvest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 286247

OS Grid Reference: TM3076234634
OS Grid Coordinates: 630762, 234634
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9623, 1.3575

Location: Cobbold Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 7SP

Locality: Felixstowe
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP11 7SP

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Listing Text

TM 3034 NE
8/3 Harvest House
House, divided into apartments, built 1903 by T W Cotman as the Felix Hotel;
a pastiche of Holland House (London) and Hatfield House (Herts). Red brick,
stone dressings, plaintile roofs. Irregular plan, entrance facade and adjoining
wing forming 2 sides of a court. Asymmetrical facades. 3 storeys and 2 attic
storeys. Irregular fenestration, mostly 2 and 3-light mullion and transom
windows. West facade 1:7:5:1 range, the 2nd and last bays breaking forward,
having shaped gables and 2 storey canted bay windows with pierced stone para-
pets. The other bays have similarly detailed shaped gablets to 1st attic
storey. Second attic storey of casement dormers set back against roof. Seaward
(south) front flanked by two projecting wings. Round arched loggia, originally
extended across full front in manner of Holland House. Multiple shaped brick
stacks with moulded caps. Roof crowned by elaborate clock turret in manner
of Hatfield House. Interior: Originally decorated in various period styles.
Hall, largely Jacobean style. Other rooms not seen at time of resurvey, May

Listing NGR: TM3076234634

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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