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Wedgewood Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.4892 / 52°29'21"N

Longitude: 1.7532 / 1°45'11"E

OS Eastings: 654896

OS Northings: 294543

OS Grid: TM548945

Mapcode National: GBR YT1.S3F

Mapcode Global: VHN3X.BPPN

Plus Code: 9F43FQQ3+M7

Entry Name: Wedgewood Court

Listing Date: 21 June 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391340

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Gunton and Corton

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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Listing Text


914-1/3/64 (North side)
Nos.1 AND 2
Wedgewood Court


Pair of villas. c1860, converted to 20 flats 1892. Gault brick
with rendered and whitewashed dressings and artificial stone.
Slate roof. 4 storeys and basement in 4 bays. Painted
rusticated quoins. 2 central canted bays rise to first floor,
fitted with horned sashes with glazing bars. Over the
ground-floor sashes are segmental pediments with dentil
decoration and scrolled consoles. Similar pediments over the
first floor windows are missing except for those to the side
bays. Segmental pediments repeated right and left over the
doorways in the end bays: 2-panel doors under 3-vaned
fanlights. Basement is rusticated. Sashes above the canted
bays are tripartite and have plaster architraves and glazing
bars. 6/6 sashes to upper side bays. Double modillion eaves
cornice below hipped roof. Central ridge stack and side stacks
on east and west roof slopes. INTERIOR. Both doorways lead to
compact staircase halls. Staircase in west side (1) survives
intact: open well, with 2 turned balusters per tread and a
straight handrail; open string. The staircase hall has a
plaster cornice comprising a palmette and rosette frieze below
modillion consoles.

Listing NGR: TM5489694543

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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