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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.


List entry Number: 1352283



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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wortham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 280444

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1/153 Schools Gateway -

-- II

Facade to former village Reading Room. 1870. Red brick with ashlar dressings. In a classical style. Three arched and pedimented bays. Taller central arch, archivolt with keystone and impost capitals, similar but smaller flanking arches over which are panels inscribed "FAITH' and 'HOPE". 4 Roman Doric columns on high bases, entablature carries pediments, that to the centre larger with a damaged panel formerly inscribed 'CHARITY'. At ends consoles to coping. To rear chamfered relieving arches over outer arches, key blocked ashlar to centre, two 2 stage buttresses (Pevsner 1974).

Listing NGR: TM0830777133

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Suffolk, (1974)

National Grid Reference: TM 08307 77133


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