SKETCHLEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207410
Date first listed:
04-Aug-1972
Statutory Address:
SKETCHLEY, 3, NORTHGATE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SKETCHLEY, 3, NORTHGATE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Suffolk
District:
Ipswich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 16456 44689

Details

1. 1260 NORTHGATE STREET (West Side)

No 3 (Sketchley) TM 1644 NW 1/138

II GV



2. Formerly shown as Northgate House. A large early C19 building with an interesting history. It was begun in 1809 and opened in 1821 as the New Assembly Rooms. It was launched under public subscription but the sum obtained was not sufficient and the building became, in succession, a school of art, the Ipswich Girls School, a motor works and clothing factory. It is now a dry cleaning works. The west front is of grey gault brick with a parapet and cornice. 3 storeys. 5 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals. Raised bands run at the 1st and 2nd storey window sill levels and the centre part, of 3 window range breaks forward slightly. The 1st storey windows have balustraded recessed panels beneath the sills. The ground storey is very tall, almost 2 storeys in height, with semi-circular arched windows with keystone at the outer ends, framed by pilasters (the inner ones Ionic). The centre part is now a C20 shop window.

All the listed buildings in Northgate Street except Garden Wall to No 9 form a group with No 43 (Great White Horse Hotel) Tavern Street, No 2 Great Colamn Street and part of Nos 2 to 12 (even) St Margaret's Plain.

Listing NGR: TM1645644689

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
275525
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03558/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stuart Grimwade. Source Historic England Archive
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