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Library and Museum, Folkestone

Description: Library and Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 175327

OS Grid Reference: TR2289636199
OS Grid Coordinates: 622896, 136199
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0818, 1.1810

Location: 2 Grace Hill, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2HR

Locality: Folkestone
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 2HR

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Listing Text

(North East Side)
Library and Museum
TR 2236 SE 4/103
Built between 1886 and 1888 by Brightwen Binyon and dated 1887. 2 storeys red
brick. 2 parallel ranges. Hipped tiled roof. Centre pediment with moulded brick
decorations. Parapet with 4 ball finials. 5 sashes with glazing bars intact
with stone pediments above and swag moulding below this. Moulded architraves.
Pilasters flank lst floor windows. Aprons underneath windows. Stringcourse.
Elaborate pedimented doorcase with brick pilasters.

The Library and Museum form a group with the Former Technical Institute.

Listing NGR: TR2289636199

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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