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A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkley, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4662 / 52°27'58"N

Longitude: 1.7442 / 1°44'39"E

OS Eastings: 654422

OS Northings: 291956

OS Grid: TM544919

Mapcode National: GBR YTL.9T2

Mapcode Global: VHN43.58ZR

Entry Name: Ashurst

Listing Date: 21 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391327

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR33

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Town: Waveney

Electoral Ward/Division: Kirkley

Built-Up Area: Lowestoft

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Kirkley St Peter and St John

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


914-1/3/51 (West side)


Pair of houses, now flats. 1864 by W.O. Chambers. Rendered and
whitewashed brick under slate roof. 3 storeys in 4 bays.
Square plan. Rusticated quoins at corners and centre, dividing
the 2 properties. Symmetrical east elevation. Pair of central
2-storey canted bays now with C20 fenestration. Right and left
at each storey are 2/2 sashes; four 2/2 sashes to the attic
floor under segmental heads. Hipped roof. The north return is
recessed left of centre to accommodate a 4-storey square tower
under a concave pyramid roof: round-arched sashes.
Round-arched entrance to the west of the tower in a
single-storey porch extension. Part of the extensive plan for
housing originally devised in 1846 by JL Clemence for Sir
Samuel Morton Peto for the development of Lowestoft as a
fashionable holiday resort, made possible by the building of
the railway by Peto in the 1840's.

Listing NGR: TM5442291956

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