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Loddon Branch Library Norfolk County Council

A Grade II Listed Building in Loddon, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5355 / 52°32'7"N

Longitude: 1.4816 / 1°28'53"E

OS Eastings: 636216

OS Northings: 298772

OS Grid: TM362987

Mapcode National: GBR XLH.3D5

Mapcode Global: VHM63.MJML

Entry Name: Loddon Branch Library Norfolk County Council

Listing Date: 4 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227060

Location: Loddon, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR14

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Loddon

Built-Up Area: Loddon

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Loddon with Hales and Heckingham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

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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