Saxon roundhouse is destroyed by fire in Carlton Colville


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A 10ft high replica Saxon roundhouse has been burnt down in Carlton Colville.

Police are treating the incident as arson after the willow wicker and thatched roundhouse, on Gisleham Road, was burnt down at about 2pm on Wednesday (February 17).

Officers are keen to trace three teenage boys – thought to be aged around 15 – who were seen in the area at the time.

One is described as being of mixed race and was wearing a grey tracksuit or similar.

The other two were white, with one wearing blue tracksuit bottoms with a red line down the side and a blue anorak top.

All three were on bikes.

A fire crew from Lowestoft South were called at 2.06pm and after arriving at the scene – they had put the fire out in just over 10 minutes.

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? Anyone with information about the fire, is asked to call police at Lowestoft by dialling Suffolk Constabulary on 101 and quoting crime number 18096/16.