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Icklingham Community Centre and the Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Icklingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3275 / 52°19'38"N

Longitude: 0.5954 / 0°35'43"E

OS Eastings: 576961

OS Northings: 273103

OS Grid: TL769731

Mapcode National: GBR QCW.1C8

Mapcode Global: VHJG7.8RNM

Plus Code: 9F428HGW+X5

Entry Name: Icklingham Community Centre and the Old School House

Listing Date: 11 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470503

Location: Icklingham, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP28

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Icklingham

Built-Up Area: Icklingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Icklingham St James

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Icklingham Community Centre and The Old School House

Former school, now community centre, with attached school house. Dated CEG 1855' for Charles Edward Gibbs. C20 rear additions. Random knapped flint with limestone dressings, and flint pebble plinth. Slate roofs with stone-coped gables and kneelers; decorative ridge tiles and cast-iron ventilator cowls to former school. Tudor Revival style. Single-storey schoolroom to front with 2-storey house to right in the form of a cross-wing. A further schoolroom at right angles to the rear. Front schoolroom has a pair of 3-light stone mullion and transom windows, between which is a small arched stone recess. Left gable end has 4-light window, small latin-cross window over and gabled bell turret. Gabled entrance porch to rear of left gable end: segmental-headed panel door with original ironmongery. House has symmetrical facade facing right with 2 2-light stone mullioned windows: slender horizontal glazing bars. Gabled entrance porch in matching style with original door. In the gable is a sunk circular panel inscribed 1855. Central chimneystack rebuilt mid C20. Gable end facing road has a ground floor stone canted bay with 2-light window over. Datestone in gable in the form of a sunk shield. INTERIOR. Main schoolroom has open timber roof with arched-braced hammerbeam trusses. HISTORY. Built as a National School for £600 at the sole expense of CE Gibbs of Tuddenham Hall. School use ceased 1988.

Listing NGR: TL7696173103

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