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Latitude: 52.0587 / 52°3'31"N
Longitude: 1.1566 / 1°9'23"E
OS Eastings: 616495
OS Northings: 244733
OS Grid: TM164447
Mapcode National: GBR TMP.Z38
Mapcode Global: VHLBT.0J95
Entry Name: Ipswich Public Library
Listing Date: 15 December 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236725
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427694
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
District Council Ward: Alexandra
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
5379 (East Side)
Ipswich Public Library
TM 1644 NW 1/437
Early C20 (1924) by H Munro-Cautley. Red brick building with stone dressings.
2 storeys and basement. At the north and south ends of the front there are large
gables flanked by octagonal castellated turrets, with a stone traceried window on
the 1st storey recessed in a stone pointed arch. On the ground storey, at the north
end, there is a segmental arched recessed doorway with a carved ornamental panel
between the doorway arch and the window above. At the south-end there is a large
mullioned and transomed window with a traceried parapet to the window above. Both
gables have stone carved niches at the apex. The centre part has 4 window range,
stone mullioned windows on the 1st storey and mullioned and transomed windows on
the ground storey. A moulded stone band extends across the front at plinth level.
Listing NGR: TM1649544733
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