PRIORS HILL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1269718
Date first listed:
09-Jul-1996
Statutory Address:
PRIORS HILL, 48, PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRIORS HILL, 48, PARK ROAD

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Aldeburgh
National Grid Reference:
TM 46073 56478

Details

TM 4656 ALDEBURGH PARK ROAD (West side) 837-1/4/39 No.48 Prior's Hill 09/07/96 II

House. 1901 by H M Fletcher for Mrs Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, with additions before 1914 by Horace Field. Rendered and colourwashed brick; machine tiled roofs. Irregular T -plan. EXTERIOR: one storey and dormer attic with 2-storey eccentric block to north of entrance front. Windows are all casements. 2-storey block with weatherboarded gable heads and central. ridge stack. East elevation with a central glazed door. Lower balancing wing to south with gable facing road at right angles to north block: one 3-light casement each floor, gabled roof and roughcast stack on south roof slope. Between these blocks is a single-storey flat roofed link with entrance door flanked by one 2-light casement either side. Behind is gabled roof of the stem of the T, with one flat-topped dormer fitted with 2-light casement either side of the tapering roughcast stack on the front roof slope. Further dormer to right. Garden elevations with casements. North wing terminated in bulbous extension to west. INTERIOR: principal reception room to west has large-framed panelling and a bolection-moulded chimney-piece. Barrel-vaulted and plastered ceiling, the west spandrels of which have 2 plaster lunettes depicting a C 17 galleon in high relief and the early C20 passenger liner 'Ophir' of the Orient Line. Hall passageway with plaster groin vault. Closed-string staircase with lattice balusters. HISTOR y : the original building was designed as an extension to a house opposite (Westhill) and contained a billiard room, stables, coach house and servants' quarters. Mrs Garrett Anderson intended this for late conveGion into a house for her son and this was done before 1914. The stables and coach house were filled in, and a wing added on the east to contain three rooms and front hall.



Listing NGR: TM4607356478

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
460473
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: 12 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/14968/20
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