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The Reading Room, Stowlangtoft

Description: The Reading Room

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281239

OS Grid Reference: TL9601268247
OS Grid Coordinates: 596012, 268247
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2774, 0.8718

Locality: Stowlangtoft
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP31 3JX

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Listing Text


2/136 The Reading Room


House, built c.1830 as a Reading Room. Flushed flint rubble with quoins and
dressings of gault brick. Plaintiled roof to main section, flat roofs on
either side behind embattled parapets: a pair of prominent bargeboards with
ogee-curved pierced soffits bearing a Tudor flower at each cusp and a turned
drop finial at the apex. A chimney of gault brick with 3 octagonal flues. 2
storey gable-front centre section with large single-storey splayed bays on
either side. A large 3-light window with an arch within the head of each
light: deeply-chamfered reveals and a moulded square hoodmould. In the bays
are similar smaller windows, but with 4-centred heads and no hoodmould.
Leaded lights. In the right hand bay is an entrance door with 6 equal sunk
panels having arcading within the head.

Listing NGR: TL9601268247

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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