Centre Cliff / Dolphin House (Number 1)

25 Feb 2005
Centre Cliff, 1 And 2 South Green, Southwold, Waveney, Suffolk
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Centre Cliff, South Green, Southwold, Waveney, Suffolk
Dolphin House (Number 1), 1 And 2 South Green, Southwold, Waveney, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TM5076 SOUTH GREEN 588-1/7/127 (North side) 21/04/49 Centre Cliff: Nos.1 AND 2 (Formerly Listed as: SOUTH GREEN (North side) Centre Cliff)


Also known as: Nos.1 AND 2 Dolphin House (No.1) SOUTH GREEN Centre Cliff. Main block of town house; now two dwellings. 1829; subdivided and rebuilt at rear in 1949 following war damage. For Rev. Thomas Sheriffe. Stuccoed brick; slate roof with panelled stacks at each end and at rear. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 5-bay front, centre bay breaking forward slightly: each bay inset between pilaster strips. Central projecting single-storey porch on two Ionic columns with plain entablature, now glazed. Above, French doors on first floor open to porch balcony with cast-iron railings. Ground floor has French windows, those to left of porch without glazing bars. Remaining four first-floor windows are 6/6 unhorned sashes. Dentilled eaves cornice beneath balustraded parapet broken by pedestal piers supporting free-standing shell finials. INTERIOR: No.1 Centre Cliff only inspected. Closed-string staircase with turned balusters inserted 1978. Panelled hardwood doors. First-floor landing has plaster frieze copied from the Elgin marbles. Previous list description (1971) refers to staircase with wrought-iron balustrade and ceiling with enriched spandrels, lit from octagonal lantern. Marble pilasters with Corinthian caps. One room with elaborate panelled and enriched ceiling.

Listing NGR: TM5090776033


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0405 IOE Records taken by Angela Clark; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Angela Clark. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clark, Angela

Rights Holder: Clark, Angela