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55, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4823 / 52°28'56"N

Longitude: 1.7562 / 1°45'22"E

OS Eastings: 655140

OS Northings: 293791

OS Grid: TM551937

Mapcode National: GBR YTB.6V4

Mapcode Global: VHN3X.DV8X

Plus Code: 9F43FQJ4+WF

Entry Name: 55, High Street

Listing Date: 13 December 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391310

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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914-1/8/32 (East side)
13/12/49 No.55


House, now offices. Late C18. Brick. Roof of concrete tiles. 3
storeys in 3 bays, the 2 ground-floor Venetian windows with
glazing bars set within recessed panels under rounded gauged
arches. In the centre, also within a recessed panel, is a door
with 6 fielded panels below a sheet-glass fanlight with an
iron 7-vaned fanlight in front of the glass. The spandrels
contain foliage and there is a key-block in the form of a
Green Man. A pair of fluted engaged entactic Roman Doric
columns support a metope frieze and a hood with guttae.
Egg-and-dart decoration here and there. Three 3/6 first-floor
sashes under gauged skewback arches. Strong cornice with
dentils below second floor, which is lit through three 3/3
sashes, also with gauged skewback arches. Parapet partly
conceals gabled roof with one small flat-topped dormer. Partly
external gable-end stacks north and south, both re-built. The
rear has two 2-storey cross wings. INTERIOR. 6-panelled doors.
Open-string stick baluster staircase with scrolled tread-ends
and a ramped handrail. The ground-floor north room has a C19
gun-metal chimneypiece in the Jacobean style. Plain cellar.
Roof of principals and purlins.

Listing NGR: TM5514093791

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