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Schools Gateway, Wortham

Description: Schools Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280444

OS Grid Reference: TM0830777133
OS Grid Coordinates: 608307, 277133
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3527, 1.0573

Location: Bury Road, Wortham, Suffolk IP22 1PX

Locality: Wortham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP22 1PX

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Listing Text


1/153 Schools Gateway

-- II

Facade to former village Reading Room. 1870. Red brick with ashlar dressings.
In a classical style. Three arched and pedimented bays. Taller central arch,
archivolt with keystone and impost capitals, similar but smaller flanking
arches over which are panels inscribed "FAITH' and 'HOPE". 4 Roman Doric
columns on high bases, entablature carries pediments, that to the centre
larger with a damaged panel formerly inscribed 'CHARITY'. At ends consoles to
coping. To rear chamfered relieving arches over outer arches, key blocked
ashlar to centre, two 2 stage buttresses (Pevsner 1974).

Listing NGR: TM0830777133

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

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