Carnegie Central Library, Hammersmith and Fulham
Description: Carnegie Central Library
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
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TQ 2378 SHEPHERDS BUSH ROAD W6
12.12.80 Carnegie Central Library
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
Source: English Heritage
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