STABLE COURT TO SOMERLEYTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1352646

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: STABLE COURT TO SOMERLEYTON HALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STABLE COURT TO SOMERLEYTON HALL

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney (District Authority)

Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet

National Grid Reference: TM 49303 97834

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SOMERLEYTON SOMERLEYTON PARK TM 49 NE 4/51 Stable court to Somerleyton Hall GV II* Stable court to Somerleyton Hall. Dated 1846 on rainwater heads; by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. Red brick with stone dressings. Slated roofs. Jacobean style. Mainly 2 storeys. At the south end is the entrance block with a semi-circular headed archway and a square clock tower above. Clock faces on 4 sides, with pierced angle turrets capped by obelisk finials between. Above rises an octagonal bell tower with strapwork-traceried openings and a domed cupola with scaled roof: this is surmounted by a finial and wind vane. The clock is by Vulliamy. 2 similar ranges of coach houses and stabling with living accommodation above, both with shaped gables. Attached to the north is a lower enclosing block in matching style. The east range has 4 slightly recessed semi-circular arches to the ground floor, with stone panelling in the tympana; one arch contains a doorway. A further arch in the centre gable is taller and narrower and contains a window. 3 first floor windows, one of them circular. The courtyard openings are largely unaltered. The surrounding park and gardens are included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4930397834

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 282402

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 39 Suffolk,

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