Record Details

NHER Number:43140
Type of record:Building
Name:1 to 16 The Crescent

Summary

These eight pairs of single storey semi-detached houses were built as Council Houses between 1919 and 1920. They were designed by George Skipper and built of rendered clay lump with pantile roofs with plain barge boards. The houses were designed for Norfolk County Council as part of an experiment in cheap house building techniques.

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Location

Grid Reference:TL 99616 85924
Map Sheet:TL98NE
Parish:HARLING, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Eight pairs of semi-detached Council Houses. 1919 to 1920 designed by George Skipper. Rendered clay lump with pantile roofs with plain barge boards. Central brick ridge stack. Single storey plus attics. Symmetrical plan.These houses were designed for Norfolk County Council as part of an experiment in cheap house building techniques.
For further information see list description.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 1 February 2006.

Monument Types

  • COUNCIL HOUSE (Modern - 1919 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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