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The Reading Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowlangtoft, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 281239

Location: Stowlangtoft, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP31

County: Suffolk

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

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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

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