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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1279939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391310
Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32
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
TM5593NW HIGH STREET
914-1/8/32 (East side)
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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