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St Margarets House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.477 / 52°28'37"N

Longitude: 1.754 / 1°45'14"E

OS Eastings: 655022

OS Northings: 293186

OS Grid: TM550931

Mapcode National: GBR YTB.L9D

Mapcode Global: VHN43.C03H

Entry Name: St Margarets House

Listing Date: 21 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391286

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Town: Waveney

Electoral Ward/Division: Harbour

Built-Up Area: Lowestoft

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Lowestoft Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


914-1/9/8 (North East side)
St Margaret's House


Formerly known as: St Margaret's Villa THE MARINA.
Villa, now Local Government Offices. 1865 for Rev. Charles
Herbert (rector of Lowestoft 1860-70). Gault brick with dark
brick dressings. Slate roof. 2 storeys. Entrance front of 3
elements. In centre is the half-glazed entrance door under a
round arch with a round-headed sash above, without glazing
bars. Full-height canted bays right and left pierced by 2/2
sashes, those to the ground floor altered. Punched parapet
obscures gabled roof. Ridge stack set to left. Left of this
centrepiece is a 2-storey, single-bay wing set gable-end to
front. Tripartite sash to ground floor, 2-light cross
casements to upper floor, both with minimal glazing bars.
Parapet with central low pediment. To the right of the
centrepiece is a 3-stage look-out tower, of square section
broaching into an octagonal plan at lantern stage. First 2
storeys lit through pointed lancets, lantern with alternate
round and square-headed sashes. INTERIOR. Entrance hall with 2
fluted Roman Doric columns and 2 similar pilasters against the
east wall only. Stick baluster staircase with ramped and
wreathed handrail. East ground-floor room with coving and
plaster cornice. Minimal cornices elsewhere.

Listing NGR: TM5502293186

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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