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41 and 42, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4832 / 52°28'59"N

Longitude: 1.7565 / 1°45'23"E

OS Eastings: 655159

OS Northings: 293893

OS Grid: TM551938

Mapcode National: GBR YTB.6Y3

Mapcode Global: VHN3X.DVG6

Plus Code: 9F43FQM4+7J

Entry Name: 41 and 42, High Street

Listing Date: 3 October 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391302

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

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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914-1/8/24 (East side)
03/10/77 Nos.41 AND 42


Pair of houses and shops, now 2 shops and 4 flats. Late C14,
re-built C17, re-built again mid C19, altered C20. Brick.
Asbestos slate and natural slate roofs. Double-pile plan. 3
storeys in 4 window bays. 2 late C20 ground-floor shop fronts.
4 top-hung late C20 casements to each of upper 2 floors, those
to No.41 with rendered skewback arches. gabled roof with
internal gable-end stacks. The rear pile is similar. Two
2-storey cross wings receded east from the rear: C20 details.
INTERIOR. C20 details throughout except for the late C14
cellar under No.41. Limewashed brick. 2 compartments separated
by a wide double-chamfered 4-centred brick arch. The south
compartment has a flight of brick steps leading to the street,
now blocked. The east and west walls are punctuated by
4-centred chamfered brick arches leading to small recessed
chambers with barrel vaults. Each recess arch has an engaged
circular respond with polygonal capitals. A forest of C20
brick piers supports the roof, from which the vault has been
removed. The north compartment has a quadripartite brick vault
with hollow-chamfered ribs on corbels. There are no wall
niches or responds. In the north-east corner rises a brick
winder staircase with moulded circular newel bricks. It is
blocked at ceiling level.

Listing NGR: TM5515993893

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