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Description: Carshalton Public Library
Date Listed: 1 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 206801
OS Grid Reference: TQ2804164454
OS Grid Coordinates: 528041, 164454
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3647, -0.1622
TQ 2864 SW 23/237
Formerly Carshalton Council Offices. Opened in 1908; designed by R Frank Atkinson
and W Willis Gale. Entrance front of 2 storeys, 5 window bays. Deep hipped
slate roof. Heavy paired modillion eaves cornice. Red and blue brick front.
Band. Long and short quoins. Plinth. 2-light leaded casements with wood frames,
ground floor windows transomed. 2 semi-circular stone steps rise up to centre
doorway of stone; rusticated pilasters; large keystone; open segmental pediment;
2 stone scrolls rise above pediment to frame centre 1st floor window. South-east
elevation of 2 storeys, 3 window bays.
Northern part of Library comprises former Fire Station, also by Atkinson.
Listing NGR: TQ2804164454
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Source: English Heritage
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