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The Old Reading Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Wrentham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3851 / 52°23'6"N

Longitude: 1.6703 / 1°40'13"E

OS Eastings: 649859

OS Northings: 282684

OS Grid: TM498826

Mapcode National: GBR YVY.H3L

Mapcode Global: VHM6Z.W9WX

Entry Name: The Old Reading Room

Listing Date: 14 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1032113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281938

Location: Wrentham, Waveney, Suffolk, NR34

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Wrentham

Built-Up Area: Wrentham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wrentham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


6/73 No.7 (The Old Reading
- Room)


Former parish reading room, now a shop. 1858. Red brick, with rusticated
painted stone quoins and window and door surrounds. Slated roof with crest
tiles. One and a half storeys with one storey parapeted wing to left. The
main block has 2 windows, heavy ovolo-moulded 4-light mullion and transom
stone casements in C16-C17 style; above are cornices formed by 4 oversailing
courses of brickwork. To the left is a further window in similar style but of
wood, and a doorway with moulded semi-circular arch and mid C20 doors.
Parapet gable ends.

Listing NGR: TM4985982684

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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