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Walthamstow Central Library, Waltham Forest

Description: Walthamstow Central Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 206897

OS Grid Reference: TQ3720889127
OS Grid Coordinates: 537208, 189127
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5843, -0.0210

Location: High Street, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 6RQ

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 6RQ

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Listing Text

Walthamstow E17
(south side)
Walthamstow Central Library


Library. 1907-9. By J W Dunford. Red brick, ashlar dressings. Tiled hipped
roof; 2 storeys, 4 bays, centre pair slightly set forward flanked by Ionic order
of columns and segmental open pediment above; inset round headed windows. Outer
windows to upper storey square-headed with round windows above. Decorative archi-
traves and prominent keystones to windows. Sashes to ground floor. Timber
mullions and transoms with leaded lights to first floor. Rusticated ashlar ground
floor with entrance to right of centre; round-headed, richly moulded and carved.
Panelled door. Doric ogeed cupola of timber and copper to roof.

Listing NGR: TQ3720889127

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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