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Description: Loddon Branch Library Norfolk County Council
Date Listed: 4 February 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 227060
OS Grid Reference: TM3621698772
OS Grid Coordinates: 636216, 298772
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5355, 1.4816
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LODDON CHURCH PLAIN
TM 3698 (north side)
10/59 No. 31
4.2.77 (Loddon branch library,
Norfolk County Council)
Former school and school house, now public library. 1857 by J.S. Benest and
A. Newson and added to in 1881. Knapped flint with yellow stone dressings.
Slate roof with gabled ends. On left (west) the former school house has small
truncated corner tower with pointed arch porch beneath. Projecting two
storeyed gabled wing to right with three-light Gothic windows with cusped
headed lights, and lean-to porch to right hand side. Attached to right (east)
the main single storey hall with three high gables with large Gothic windows
formed from three lancets and quatrefoil lights. Between gables there are
five cinquefoil lights. The left hand gable has been recently (1976) badly
damaged by wind. Small gabled porch to far right (east). All windows have
hexagonal panes. Including area wall in front (south), low wall of flint
with yellow brick bands and coping, piers at intervals with cast iron railings
between with ornate stanchions with brackets and finials. Included for group
Listing NGR: TM3621698772
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Source: English Heritage
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