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Stable Court to Somerleyton Hall

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

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Latitude: 52.5213 / 52°31'16"N

Longitude: 1.6734 / 1°40'24"E

OS Eastings: 649303

OS Northings: 297834

OS Grid: TM493978

Mapcode National: GBR YSB.XKJ

Mapcode Global: VHM66.YWKK

Entry Name: Stable Court to Somerleyton Hall

Listing Date: 29 January 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 282402

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

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

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

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Listing Text

TM 49 NE
4/51 Stable court to
Somerleyton Hall
Stable court to Somerleyton Hall. Dated 1846 on rainwater heads; by John
Thomas for Sir Morton Peto. Red brick with stone dressings. Slated roofs.
Jacobean style. Mainly 2 storeys. At the south end is the entrance block
with a semi-circular headed archway and a square clock tower above. Clock
faces on 4 sides, with pierced angle turrets capped by obelisk finials
between. Above rises an octagonal bell tower with strapwork-traceried
openings and a domed cupola with scaled roof: this is surmounted by a finial
and wind vane. The clock is by Vulliamy. 2 similar ranges of coach houses
and stabling with living accommodation above, both with shaped gables.
Attached to the north is a lower enclosing block in matching style. The east
range has 4 slightly recessed semi-circular arches to the ground floor, with
stone panelling in the tympana; one arch contains a doorway. A further arch
in the centre gable is taller and narrower and contains a window. 3 first
floor windows, one of them circular. The courtyard openings are largely
unaltered. The surrounding park and gardens are included in the HBMC County
Register of Gardens at Grade II*.

Listing NGR: TM4930397834

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