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County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5184 / 52°31'6"N

Longitude: 1.6617 / 1°39'42"E

OS Eastings: 648525

OS Northings: 297467

OS Grid: TM485974

Mapcode National: GBR YSM.0Y1

Mapcode Global: VHM66.RYBS

Entry Name: County Primary School

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282382

Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Waveney, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herring

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Somerleyton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

SOMERLEYTON THE GREEN
TM 49 NE
4/31 County Primary School
GV II
Primary school. 1845, by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto; right hand wing
altered early C20 and with mid C20 additions. Roughcast render on brick, with
applied timbering. Thatched roof except right wing which is plaintiled.
Picturesque style. 2-storey octagonal centre block, formerly the
schoolmaster's house; attached to the right and left of this are the 2 school
rooms; to the front and rear are smaller wings, formerly the entrance porch
and schoolmaster's sitting room respectively. Mullion and transom casement
windows, many retaining the original lead lattice cames. The right wing has
later small-paned casement windows, mainly as half-dormers. Small gabled open
timber porch to left wing. The 4 shorter faces of the central block are
gabled: each has a 4-light window at ground floor and a 2-light window at
first floor. This block has 2 stacks with groups of enriched circular flues,
one at the roof apex. There are 3 other stacks, 2 rebuilt in plain form.
Part of the planned estate village built around the green for Sir Morton Peto
to the designs of Thomas.


Listing NGR: TM4852597467

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