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Latitude: 52.5183 / 52°31'6"N
Longitude: 1.662 / 1°39'43"E
OS Eastings: 648544
OS Northings: 297465
OS Grid: TM485974
Mapcode National: GBR YSM.10K
Mapcode Global: VHM66.RYHT
Plus Code: 9F43GM96+8R
Entry Name: County Primary School
Listing Date: 29 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284086
English Heritage Legacy ID: 282382
Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32
Civil Parish: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Somerleyton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TM 49 NE
County Primary School
Primary school. 1845, by John Thomas for Sir Morton Peto; right hand wing
altered early C20 and with mid C20 additions. Roughcast render on brick, with
applied timbering. Thatched roof except right wing which is plaintiled.
Picturesque style. 2-storey octagonal centre block, formerly the
schoolmaster's house; attached to the right and left of this are the 2 school
rooms; to the front and rear are smaller wings, formerly the entrance porch
and schoolmaster's sitting room respectively. Mullion and transom casement
windows, many retaining the original lead lattice cames. The right wing has
later small-paned casement windows, mainly as half-dormers. Small gabled open
timber porch to left wing. The 4 shorter faces of the central block are
gabled: each has a 4-light window at ground floor and a 2-light window at
first floor. This block has 2 stacks with groups of enriched circular flues,
one at the roof apex. There are 3 other stacks, 2 rebuilt in plain form.
Part of the planned estate village built around the green for Sir Morton Peto
to the designs of Thomas.
Listing NGR: TM4854497465
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