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Description: Cheshunt Public Library
Date Listed: 8 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 157373
OS Grid Reference: TL3601701955
OS Grid Coordinates: 536017, 201955
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6999, -0.0332
TL 30SE : 5/45
1907 by J Myrtle Smith. Good example of Wren revival. 1965
projecting side wings in same style and materials. Red brick,
stone dressings. Gabled centre block has ground floor Roman
Doric loggia with 2 columns, curved interior walls and niches in
side walls. Upper floor arched, leaded window set in coved arch
and having pedestal carved with armorial plaque, fruit swags and
winged cherubs. Open pediment cornice with paired mutules.
Hexagonal cupola with ogee copper dome and wrought iron
weathervane. Mullioned and transomed ground floor casements,
repeated in 4-window extensions.
Listing NGR: TL3601701955
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Source: English Heritage
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