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Schools Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Wortham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3527 / 52°21'9"N

Longitude: 1.0573 / 1°3'26"E

OS Eastings: 608307

OS Northings: 277133

OS Grid: TM083771

Mapcode National: GBR TJ2.J3S

Mapcode Global: VHL9D.84S8

Entry Name: Schools Gateway

Listing Date: 17 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280444

Location: Wortham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP22

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Wortham

Built-Up Area: Wortham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Wortham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


1/153 Schools Gateway

-- II

Facade to former village Reading Room. 1870. Red brick with ashlar dressings.
In a classical style. Three arched and pedimented bays. Taller central arch,
archivolt with keystone and impost capitals, similar but smaller flanking
arches over which are panels inscribed "FAITH' and 'HOPE". 4 Roman Doric
columns on high bases, entablature carries pediments, that to the centre
larger with a damaged panel formerly inscribed 'CHARITY'. At ends consoles to
coping. To rear chamfered relieving arches over outer arches, key blocked
ashlar to centre, two 2 stage buttresses (Pevsner 1974).

Listing NGR: TM0830777133

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