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Latitude: 52.0611 / 52°3'40"N
Longitude: 1.1529 / 1°9'10"E
OS Eastings: 616227
OS Northings: 244996
OS Grid: TM162449
Mapcode National: GBR TMP.Q9P
Mapcode Global: VHLBS.XGV9
Entry Name: 51, Fonnereau Road
Listing Date: 4 August 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263987
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428999
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Ipswich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM1644NW FONNEREAU ROAD
642-0/1/10022 (South side)
House. 1850-60, refronted and internally altered 1878. By
Habershon & Pite. For Mrs Alfred Sheppard. Gault brick; slate
2 storeys and dormer attic. Front brickwork whitewashed.
Applied half-timbered facade consisting of a gabled bay either
side of central door bay, and the whole upper floor decorated
with circles, quatrefoils, arched and tension braces in
imitation of 'black-and-white style'. Door within a 4-centred
recess flanked right and left by coloured glass panels. Above
is a canted bay window with C20 plate glass but retaining a
trefoiled upper frieze of lights. Ground-floor of window bays
are canted and fitted with cross casements. Decorated
bressumers. First-floor bays also with cross casements and
also with decorated lintels. Pierced bargeboards to gable
heads. Gabled roof with a central gabled dormer with a
casement. Internal gable-end stacks east and west.
INTERIOR: west bay on ground floor converted to dental
surgery. Entrance hall with small-framed panelling,
roll-moulded bridging beams and a 4-centred fireplace with 5
quatrefoils in the frieze. Ground-floor of staircase replaced
in 1920s: flat balusters; upper flights with C19 turned
Part of a group of fine houses in this road.
(Brown C, Haward B, Kindred R: Dictionary of Architects of
Suffolk Buildings 1800-1914: Ipswich: 1991-: 117).
Suffolk Record Office and Theatre
See under: Suffolk Record Office and Theatre BRAMFORD ROAD.
Listing NGR: TM1622744996
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