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

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Latitude: 52.5214 / 52°31'17"N

Longitude: 1.6731 / 1°40'23"E

OS Eastings: 649281

OS Northings: 297848

OS Grid: TM492978

Mapcode National: GBR YSB.XGX

Mapcode Global: VHM66.YWCF

Entry Name: Aviary

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352661

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282405

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

TM 49 NE
4/54 Aviary
Aviary. Circa 1846 by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. Restored c.1984-5.
The north section is a timber framed octagon with domed leaded roof surmounted
by an octagonal turret with swept roof (finial missing at time of survey).
Overhanging eaves supported on wooden brackets at the angles; above are
pierced pinnacles with raised fretwork between. To the south a simple lean-to
section in 3 compartments: behind are boarded partitions with ogee-headed
voids. The aviary abuts the north west corner of the stable court which it
was designed to screen. The surrounding park and gardens are included in the
HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4928197848

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