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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
282402
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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: 04 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/13288/14
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