Ipswich library

Brief description

The Carnegie United Kingdom Trust made a grant of £22,500. Plans confirmed and building started in 1922. The architect was Henry Munro-Cautley.

Awarded Grade II listing in 1977

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Suffolk libraries (2021)

  • Year grant given (if known): 1921
  • Amount of grant: £22,500
  • Year opened (and by who – if known): formally opened on 3 September 1924 by Sir Charles Sherrington, G.B.E., O.M.

Photo of library in 2007:


Photo credit: Oxyman and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Old photo of library (postcard):

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