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Ipswich Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0587 / 52°3'31"N

Longitude: 1.1566 / 1°9'23"E

OS Eastings: 616495

OS Northings: 244733

OS Grid: TM164447

Mapcode National: GBR TMP.Z38

Mapcode Global: VHLBT.0J96

Plus Code: 9F433554+FJ

Entry Name: Ipswich Public Library

Listing Date: 15 December 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 427694

Also known as: Ipswich County Library

ID on this website: 101236725

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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5379 (East Side)
Ipswich Public Library
TM 1644 NW 1/437

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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