corners of Rectory Road and the cul-de-sac
Seymour Road in Over Stoke stands an unusual pair of houses which don't
seem to have enough windows. Their 'front doors' face each other on
name picked out in elegant, condensed, serif
caps on the decorative cornice of the doorway. We love the faces of the
cherubs which drop down on each side of the art deco leaded light above
some would claim a certain inexplicable
rivalry between the neighbouring counties, it is perhaps surprising
that this name was chosen for a modest end of terrace house in
Suffolk's county town.
At the other end of Rectory Road can be found the Nethaniah almshouses and the 'Ipswich Loco Men's Club & Institute'.
Incidentally, there is another 'Norfolk House' at number 1 Redan
Street, its name picked out in gold against the clear glass light above
the front door:
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Historic Lettering site: Borin Van Loon
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