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Description: Public Library
Date Listed: 6 November 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 204956
OS Grid Reference: TQ4248585801
OS Grid Coordinates: 542485, 185801
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5531, 0.0538
TQ 48 NW ROMFORD ROAD
2/14 (North side)
6.11.74 Public Library
Carnegie Library, 1904, Campbell. Exuberant red brick building with terracotta
dressings. Two storeys, five windows wide. Windows segmental, with rusticated
architraves and mullions and transoms. Central bay set forward with rusticated
Ionic columns to ground floor and Flemish gable to parapet with convex balcony.
Entrance to left, with balustraded entrance canopy upon rusticated Ionic columns.
Bay window to ground floor right. Four bay return to Rabbits Road, with Flemish
gable and oriel. Balustrade to parapet. Much finely moulded terracotta ornament
including masks to keystones and names of literary figures to frieze. Interior
Listing NGR: TQ4164385323
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Source: English Heritage
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