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Latitude: 52.1818 / 52°10'54"N
Longitude: 1.6095 / 1°36'34"E
OS Eastings: 646855
OS Northings: 259874
OS Grid: TM468598
Mapcode National: GBR YZM.5QY
Mapcode Global: VHM7X.VF88
Plus Code: 9F435JJ5+PR
Entry Name: House in the Clouds
Listing Date: 26 January 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287261
English Heritage Legacy ID: 402842
Location: Aldringham cum Thorpe, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP16
District: East Suffolk
Civil Parish: Aldringham cum Thorpe
Built-Up Area: Thorpeness
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Aldringham with Thorpe St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM45NE ALDRINGHAM THORPENESS
Water tower and house. 1923 by Frederick Forbes Glennie as part of the Thorpeness village development for Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie. Steel box frame clad with weatherboarding. Pantiled roof Square on plan. Lower stages consist of a 5-storey tower entered through an arched doorway in south face. Fenestration of small single and 2-light casements set at corners. East and west sides
with external rendered brick stacks rising through superstructure. Superstructure of 2 storeys contains water tank, oversailing on all sides and supported on arched corner braces. North and south faces with one 4-light casement beneath a 3-light casement, east and west faces with a canted
bay window set in front of stack. Gabled roof. INTERIOR. Not inspected. A landmark and the best-known building in this resort village.
Historical Note: The owner of Thorpeness Estate, Glencairn Stuart Ogilvie, himself conceiving the project, designed and sketched out the whole village and commissioned the architects involved.
Listing NGR: TM4685559874
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