THE BEECHES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207021
Date first listed:
13-Dec-1949
Statutory Address:
THE BEECHES, 16, HIGH BEECH

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BEECHES, 16, HIGH BEECH

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Suffolk
District:
Waveney (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 53622 93889

Details

LOWESTOFT

TM59SW HIGH BEECH 914-1/3/11 (North side) 13/12/49 No.16 The Beeches

II

Formerly known as: The Beccles NORMANSTON DRIVE. House, now flats. Early C19. Gault brick, rendered to returns and rear. Double-depth plan with slate to the front range and pantiles to the rear. Facade is to the south. 2 storeys in 3 bays. Central full-height bow opened to the ground floor to form a porch defined by a pair of fluted Greek Doric columns. The door is C20 half-glazed under a rectangular overlight. Above the door is a 6/6 curved sash under a gauged skewback arch. One similar, though flat, sash to each floor either side of the bow. Projecting eaves. Gabled roof over which shows a pair of gault-brick stacks set in the valley between the 2 piles. The left-hand (west) stack reduced in height following gale damage 1987. Against the east and west returns are C20 single-storey extensions. The rear elevation is irregular: C20 glazed door right of centre, one early C19 6/6 sash ground-floor left, another first-floor right, remainder are C20 sashes or casements. Dentil eaves cornice. INTERIOR. Open string stick-baluster staircase with a ramped and wreathed handrail. The rear section has chamfered bridging beams.

Listing NGR: TM5362293889

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391289
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Nov 2005
Reference: IOE01/14723/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Durrant. Source Historic England Archive
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