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Cheshunt Public Library, Cheshunt

Description: Cheshunt Public Library

Grade: II
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

Location: Guinevere Gardens, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN8 8NJ

Locality: Cheshunt
Local Authority: Broxbourne Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN8 8NJ

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Listing Text

(east side)
Cheshunt Public
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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