HOUSE IN THE CLOUDS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1287261
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1995
Statutory Address:
HOUSE IN THE CLOUDS

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOUSE IN THE CLOUDS

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

County:
Suffolk
District:
East Suffolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Aldringham cum Thorpe
National Grid Reference:
TM4685559874

Details

TM45NE ALDRINGHAM THORPENESS CUM THORPE 7/10003 House-in-the-Clouds

GV II

Water tower and house. 1923 by Frederick Forbes Glennie as part of the Thorpeness village development for Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie. Steel box frame clad with weatherboarding. Pantiled roof Square on plan. Lower stages consist of a 5-storey tower entered through an arched doorway in south face. Fenestration of small single and 2-light casements set at corners. East and west sides with external rendered brick stacks rising through superstructure. Superstructure of 2 storeys contains water tank, oversailing on all sides and supported on arched corner braces. North and south faces with one 4-light casement beneath a 3-light casement, east and west faces with a canted bay window set in front of stack. Gabled roof. INTERIOR. Not inspected. A landmark and the best-known building in this resort village.

Historical Note: The owner of Thorpeness Estate, Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie, himself conceiving the project, designed and sketched out the whole village and commissioned the architects involved.



Listing NGR: TM4685559874

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
402842
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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