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IPSWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: IPSWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1236725

Location

IPSWICH PUBLIC LIBRARY, NORTHGATE STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 427694

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: TM 16495 44733

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