Record Details

NHER Number:44606
Type of record:Building
Name:6, 8 and 10 Low Bungay Road


A terrace of bungalows built for the elderly by the Loddon Rural District Council in the 1960s. The estate is a good example of a semi-urban 'picturesque' approach to design, and the scheme won the Ministry of Housing Medal in 1964 and a Civic Trust Award in 1965.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 36341 98236
Map Sheet:TM39NE

Full description

November 1998. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"Terraced bungalows and crinkle crankle wall attached to west of No 6, forming part of housing estate for elderly persons, built by the former Loddon Rural District Council, 1962-63, architects Tayler and Green. Brick -red, black, yellow-grey and dapple light, with ornamental treatment of gable ends."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 12 May 2006. Amended by J. Cullis (HES), 26 November 2019.

These buildings are part of a housing estate for the elderly that won the Ministry of Housing Medal in 1964 and Civic Trust A ward in 1965. The estate is regarded as a fine example of the architects' 'picturesque' approach to design.
Part of a group that also includes Nos 5-9 (odd) High Bungay Road (NHER 44603); Nos 1-6 (consecutive) Davy Place (NHER 44604); Nos 10-14 (consecutive) Davy Place (NHER 44607); Nos 15-20 (consecutive) Davy Place (NHER 44608) and Davey Terrace, Nos 3-13 (odd), Low Bungay Road (NHER 44605) – all of which are listed Grade II.
Information from (S1), see also article (S2).
P. Watkins (HES), 13 December 2021.

March 2008. 6 Low Bungay Road.
Proposal for internal modernisations involving converting the existing bedsit layout into one bedroom bungalow layout with new kitchen and shower room. External modernisations include a new front door, converting the store on the front elevation to a bin recess and store, moving the back door on the rear elevation and new window positions and sizes to accommodate the new internal layout.
See (S3) for further information
H White (NLA) 19 November 2008.

Monument Types

  • BUNGALOW (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1962 AD to 2100 AD)
  • HOUSING ESTATE (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1962 AD to 2100 AD)
  • SERPENTINE WALL (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1962 AD to 2100 AD)
  • TERRACE (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1962 AD to 2100 AD)
  • TERRACED HOUSE (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1962 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Drawing: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF9190.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1271855.
<S2>Article in Serial: Institute of Historic Building Conservation. 2019. Unusual Listed Buildings: Tayler and Green Housing. IHBC East Anglia Branch Newsletter. No 38 pp 5-6.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Lofus, M. 2008. Design and Access Statement for the Refurbishment of 6 Lower Bungay Road, Loddon.

Related records

44604Related to: 1 to 6 Davy Place (Building)
44607Related to: 10 to 14 Davy Place (Building)
44608Related to: 15 to 20 Davy Place (Building)
44603Related to: 5, 7 and 9 High Bungay Road (Building)
44605Related to: Davey Terrace, 3 to 13 (odd) Low Bungay Road (Building)

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