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Statutory Address:

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

Ipswich (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 16495 44733


NORTHGATE STREET 1. 5379 (East Side) Ipswich Public Library TM 1644 NW 1/437 II GV

2. Early C20 (1924) by H Munro-Cautley. Red brick building with stone dressings. 2 storeys and basement. At the north and south ends of the front there are large gables flanked by octagonal castellated turrets, with a stone traceried window on the 1st storey recessed in a stone pointed arch. On the ground storey, at the north end, there is a segmental arched recessed doorway with a carved ornamental panel between the doorway arch and the window above. At the south-end there is a large mullioned and transomed window with a traceried parapet to the window above. Both gables have stone carved niches at the apex. The centre part has 4 window range, stone mullioned windows on the 1st storey and mullioned and transomed windows on the ground storey. A moulded stone band extends across the front at plinth level. Roof tiled.

Listing NGR: TM1649544733


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

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Date: 24 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/03559/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stuart Grimwade. Source Historic England Archive
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