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Description: Tower Hamlets Library
Date Listed: 27 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 205750
OS Grid Reference: TQ3590882361
OS Grid Coordinates: 535908, 182361
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5238, -0.0424
BANCROFT ROAD E1
(North East Side)
(Tower Hamlets Library)
TQ 3532 10/167
Built in 2 parts. Northern end 1865. White stone with heavy eaves cornice, panelled
below. Broad frieze and blocking course. 2 storeys, 5 windows with bands above
those of 1st floor. 3 light windows with round arched heads separated by Corinthian
pilasters. Double engaged pillars at ends. Ground floor has central round arched
windows and door flanked by Tuscan pilasters, outer ones rusticated. Broad entablature
with cornice, frieze and architrave above ground floor. Southern part probably
earlier. 2 storeys, 6 windows: those of top floor round headed. Cornice with
blocking course and frieze with wreaths. Band between storeys. Enriched keystones
to windows. Bottom floor rusticated.
Listing NGR: TQ3590882361
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Source: English Heritage
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