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Corn Exchange public Library

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sudbury, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.038 / 52°2'16"N

Longitude: 0.7302 / 0°43'48"E

OS Eastings: 587352

OS Northings: 241252

OS Grid: TL873412

Mapcode National: GBR QHJ.5F4

Mapcode Global: VHKF9.L1VH

Entry Name: Corn Exchange public Library

Listing Date: 26 October 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 276092

Location: Sudbury, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Sudbury

Built-Up Area: Sudbury

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Sudbury St Gregory with Chilton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


(South Side)
Corn Exhange
(Public Library)
TL 8741 3/104


An elaborate Victorian stone building, 1841 by H E Kendall with a facade
of four columns linked by a heavy entablature and each column surmounted
by a pinnacle in form of a sheaf of corn. There is balustrading between
the two outer columns. There is a large central arched doorway window
with elaborate fanlight and an arched window with elaborate headwork
between the outer columns each side. The centre front is ramped up
above the level of the balustrading each side and is surmounted by a
group of labourers, sickles and sheaves. Interior fitted out for library
purposes. History of Sudbury, Grimwood and Kay, page 87.

All the listed buildings in Market Hill (South Side) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL8735241252

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