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Carnegie Central Library, Hammersmith and Fulham

Description: Carnegie Central Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 201908

OS Grid Reference: TQ2341078794
OS Grid Coordinates: 523410, 178794
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4946, -0.2237

Location: 227 Shepherd's Bush Road, Hammersmith, Greater London W6 7NJ

Locality: Hammersmith and Fulham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W6 7NJ

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Listing Text



12.12.80 Carnegie Central Library

- II

Library, 1905 by Henry T Hare. Sculpture by F E E Schenck. 2 storeys.
Portland stone and red brick. Entrance on axis. Ionic colonnade at let
floor between end pavilions which have Palladian windows to let floor and
open pediments over. Cupola with vane. Fine sculptural ornaments including
figures of Shakespeare &Milton and reliefs of literature and Art, Industry
and Science. Surviving internal features including glazed barrel vault with
plaster reliefs etc. Commission won in limited competition.

Listing NGR: TQ2341078794

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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