Priory Road 15-17 Greyfriars


The appearance of this pair of villas is in sharp contrast to the nearby Grimwood properties, evidence of the firm's versatility and openness to new ideas. The flat roofed design was highly innovative for 1908 and had many advantages, not least the saving on expensive roof trusses and tiles. However, it never really caught on in domestic architecture, perhaps due to a combination of problems with water penetration and house buyers conservatism. The band of red brick along the parapet and the deep overhang of the eaves help to create the illusion of a roof.

View other properties on Priory Road

Back to the index of streets

If you care about Sudbury, why not join the Society?
Join us from just £10 per year!
Find out more about membership
Find out how to get involved
Contact Us
Website Design & Build by Mackman

A Mackman Group collaboration - market research by Mackman Research | website design by Mackman

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram