History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

County Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, Suffolk

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282382

Location: Somerleyton, Ashby and Herringfleet, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

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

Find accommodation in
Fritton Norfolk


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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.