British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Corn Exchange Public Library, Sudbury

Description: Corn Exchange Public Library

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 October 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 276092

OS Grid Reference: TL8735241252
OS Grid Coordinates: 587352, 241252
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0380, 0.7302

Location: A131, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2EA

Locality: Sudbury
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 2EA

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Sudbury, Suffolk at Explore Britain.

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.