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Latitude: 52.3255 / 52°19'31"N
Longitude: 1.6814 / 1°40'53"E
OS Eastings: 650952
OS Northings: 276094
OS Grid: TM509760
Mapcode National: GBR YX3.5XF
Mapcode Global: VHM76.3T74
Plus Code: 9F438MGJ+6H
Entry Name: Sailors' Reading Room
Listing Date: 22 November 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384341
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484775
Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18
District: East Suffolk
Civil Parish: Southwold
Built-Up Area: Southwold
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM5076 EAST CLIFF
588-1/7/29 (West side)
22/11/71 Sailors' Reading Room
Sailor's reading room. 1864 with C20 windows. By Benjamin
Carter for Mrs Charles Rayley. Red brick with gault-brick
dressings; slate roof.
EXTERIOR: single-storey, gable end to street. Entrance within
gabled glazed porch protecting double-leaf half-glazed doors.
One uPVC window under gauged skewback arch to right and left.
Blind window in gable head with painted glazing bars. Four
tall uPVC windows to left return under gauged skewback arches.
INTERIOR: divided into 2 rooms by plank and muntin timber
partition. Large king-post roof trusses, the tie beams on
arched braces; boarded ceiling. Fireplace in north wall.
(Bottomley A & Hutchinson J: Discovering Southwold: Southwold:
Listing NGR: TM5095276094
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