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Latitude: 52.2774 / 52°16'38"N
Longitude: 0.8718 / 0°52'18"E
OS Eastings: 596012
OS Northings: 268247
OS Grid: TL960682
Mapcode National: GBR RG4.57N
Mapcode Global: VHKD7.207Y
Entry Name: The Reading Room
Listing Date: 9 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1284282
English Heritage Legacy ID: 281239
Location: Stowlangtoft, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31
District: Mid Suffolk
Civil Parish: Stowlangtoft
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Stowlangtof with Langham
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TL 96 NE STOWLANGTOFT THE STREET
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
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