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Latitude: 52.4839 / 52°29'2"N
Longitude: 1.734 / 1°44'2"E
OS Eastings: 653622
OS Northings: 293889
OS Grid: TM536938
Mapcode National: GBR YT9.76X
Mapcode Global: VHN3X.0TJP
Entry Name: The Beeches
Listing Date: 13 December 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207021
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391289
Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32
Electoral Ward/Division: Normanston
Built-Up Area: Lowestoft
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Lowestoft St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TM59SW HIGH BEECH
914-1/3/11 (North side)
Formerly known as: The Beccles NORMANSTON DRIVE.
House, now flats. Early C19. Gault brick, rendered to returns
and rear. Double-depth plan with slate to the front range and
pantiles to the rear. Facade is to the south. 2 storeys in 3
bays. Central full-height bow opened to the ground floor to
form a porch defined by a pair of fluted Greek Doric columns.
The door is C20 half-glazed under a rectangular overlight.
Above the door is a 6/6 curved sash under a gauged skewback
arch. One similar, though flat, sash to each floor either side
of the bow. Projecting eaves. Gabled roof over which shows a
pair of gault-brick stacks set in the valley between the 2
piles. The left-hand (west) stack reduced in height following
gale damage 1987. Against the east and west returns are C20
single-storey extensions. The rear elevation is irregular: C20
glazed door right of centre, one early C19 6/6 sash
ground-floor left, another first-floor right, remainder are
C20 sashes or casements. Dentil eaves cornice. INTERIOR. Open
string stick-baluster staircase with a ramped and wreathed
handrail. The rear section has chamfered bridging beams.
Listing NGR: TM5362293889
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