County Library, Church Street, Wymondham - South Norfolk

Chapel founded 1174; re-fenestrated late C14 and re-roofed in the late C15. Used as a school post-Reformation. Restored in 1873 and opened as public hall, latterly a county branch library but now disused. Historic England discussing plans for repair and use as community arts venue.

County Library, Church Street, Wymondham - South Norfolk
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: COUNTY LIBRARY
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1297495
  • Local Planning Authority: South Norfolk
  • Site Type: Civil > Public building


  • Building Name: County Library
  • County: Norfolk
  • District / Borough: South Norfolk
  • Parish: Wymondham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Mid Norfolk
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Ownership: Charity (non-heritage)
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, CA

Contact Details

David Eve 01223 582721

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England