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Battersea District Reference Library, Wandsworth

Description: Battersea District Reference Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 206971

OS Grid Reference: TQ2765475473
OS Grid Coordinates: 527654, 175473
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4638, -0.1638

Location: Altenburg Gardens, Wandsworth, Greater London SW11 1LE

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW11 1LE

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Listing Text

Battersea District
Reference Library
TQ 2775 9/7
Dated 1924. Designed by Henry Hyams. Small building with 3 aisles
divided by cast iron columns, the central aisle with glazed barrel-vault. Gallery
with ornamented, oak-panelled front. Fore building to street of one and two low
storeys. Picturesque design in 'Arts and Crafts' manner. Red brick dressed with
Portland stone and hipped, tiled roofs. Arched entrance with carved decoration.
Railings, lanterns, clock-turret, oak doors etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2765475473

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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