AVIARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1352661
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
AVIARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
AVIARY

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 49281 97848

Details

SOMERLEYTON SOMERLEYTON PARK TM 49 NE 4/54 Aviary GV II Aviary. Circa 1846 by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. Restored c.1984-5. The north section is a timber framed octagon with domed leaded roof surmounted by an octagonal turret with swept roof (finial missing at time of survey). Overhanging eaves supported on wooden brackets at the angles; above are pierced pinnacles with raised fretwork between. To the south a simple lean-to section in 3 compartments: behind are boarded partitions with ogee-headed voids. The aviary abuts the north west corner of the stable court which it was designed to screen. The surrounding park and gardens are included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4928197848

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
282405
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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