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Denman Public Library, Retford

Description: Denman Public Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 240895

OS Grid Reference: SK7058881325
OS Grid Coordinates: 470588, 381325
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3242, -0.9417

Location: 15 Churchgate, Retford DN22 6PF

Locality: Retford
Local Authority: Bassetlaw District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN22 6PF

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 17 and 19
SK 7081 SE 1/5 (Denman Public Library)
A rambling building with a mid C18 extension facing the street with 5 windows,
hung sashes with glazing bars, keystones, centre breaks forward. 2 late C19
gabled dormers in hipped Welsh slate roof. Brick end pilasters. Modern extension
of 1 storey to ground floor. The original house is of early C18 or C17 date
but little now remains unaltered, and it has been converted into a small public
library. The entrance is up a small passage and the door is set in a porch
in the angle of the building, of which the longer arm is of 4 windows, and the
shorter faces the street with a modern ground floor window surmounted by an early
C19 cast iron balcony, and a Venetian window in the 2nd storey. Pantile roof
and brick eaves cornice.

Nos 1 to 33 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: SK7058881325

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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