Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1352661

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: AVIARY


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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


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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


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Legacy System number: 282405

Legacy System: LBS


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

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