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Sandgate Library, Sandgate

Description: Sandgate Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 175357

OS Grid Reference: TR2048035188
OS Grid Coordinates: 620480, 135188
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0736, 1.1460

Location: Sandgate High Street, Folkestone, Kent CT20 3BD

Locality: Sandgate
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 3BD

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 51
(Sandgate Library)
TR 2035 SW 8/39 19.12.73. Library)
Built in 1884. Custom built as a dual fire station and reading room. Now Sandgate
Library. Late Cl9. 2 storeys applied timber-framing with pebble-dashed infill.
Hipped tiled roof having left side square bell cote surmounted by a fishscale
tiled spire. lst floor has left side Scottish baronial style bartizan with 3-light
sash. Band of machicolation between ground and lst floors. The ground floor
has a left side simple doorcase and a right side entrance designed to accommodate
fire engines.

Nos 23 to 39 (odd) form a group with Cottage to rear of No 39, Nos 41 to 65 (odd)
Including 43A, 45A, 55A and 6lA. (Nos 3l to 37 are buildings of local interest).

Listing NGR: TR2048035188

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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