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Public Library, Newham

Description: Public Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 204946

OS Grid Reference: TQ4266383495
OS Grid Coordinates: 542663, 183495
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5323, 0.0554

Location: 4 High St S, East Ham, Greater London E6 6EU

Locality: Newham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E6 6EU

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Listing Text

4/16 (East side)

15.4.82 Public Library


Carnegie Public Library, opened March 1908. A H Campbell. Forms extension to East
Ham Town Hall (to left). Red brick with yellow terracotta dressings. Jacobean
motifs. Two-storeyed. Rising to balustraded parapet and green slated garret storey.
Front has central open pedimented rusticated Ionic columned porch with Ionic columns
and gabled oriel above with 2 bays of mullioned and transomed windows at each side.
Cupolaed. Battered tower at south end with octagonal buttresses and cupola and
octagonal lantern. Egg and dart cornice. Cill bandcourses. Thin chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ4266383495

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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