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Waveney (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 55022 93186



TM5593SW GORDON ROAD 914-1/9/8 (North East side) St Margaret's House


Formerly known as: St Margaret's Villa THE MARINA. Villa, now Local Government Offices. 1865 for Rev. Charles Herbert (rector of Lowestoft 1860-70). Gault brick with dark brick dressings. Slate roof. 2 storeys. Entrance front of 3 elements. In centre is the half-glazed entrance door under a round arch with a round-headed sash above, without glazing bars. Full-height canted bays right and left pierced by 2/2 sashes, those to the ground floor altered. Punched parapet obscures gabled roof. Ridge stack set to left. Left of this centrepiece is a 2-storey, single-bay wing set gable-end to front. Tripartite sash to ground floor, 2-light cross casements to upper floor, both with minimal glazing bars. Parapet with central low pediment. To the right of the centrepiece is a 3-stage look-out tower, of square section broaching into an octagonal plan at lantern stage. First 2 storeys lit through pointed lancets, lantern with alternate round and square-headed sashes. INTERIOR. Entrance hall with 2 fluted Roman Doric columns and 2 similar pilasters against the east wall only. Stick baluster staircase with ramped and wreathed handrail. East ground-floor room with coving and plaster cornice. Minimal cornices elsewhere.

Listing NGR: TM5502293186


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 20 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/15353/04
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