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Public Library, Penkridge

Description: Public Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271690

OS Grid Reference: SJ9255614133
OS Grid Coordinates: 392556, 314133
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7248, -2.1116

Location: Bellbrook, Penkridge, Staffordshire ST19 5DL

Locality: Penkridge
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST19 5DL

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Listing Text

SJ 9214-9314 PENKRIDGE C.P. BELLBROOK (East side)

9/41 Public Library


Former Police Station now library. Dated 1858. Orange brick with
ashlar dressings; slate roof; brick ridge stack. Main range with
low set-back wing to right and low blind projecting wing to left. Main
range: One storey and attic with dentilled eaves cornice; 1:1:1 bays,
glazing bar sashes with horns, shaped architraves, bracketed sills and
fluted keys, central attic window with fluted key and semi-circular arch
springing from an impost-band; paired pilasters to each corner and single
pilasters to each corner of the central pedimented porch, central partly
glazed 2-leaf door with cornice hood. Right hand wing: One storey
with dentilled eaves cornice to hipped roof; 2 bays, 2-light flat face
mullioned window to left with bracket sill, containing plate glass sashes;
6-panelled door to right with overlight, shaped surround and fluted key.
Left hand wing: One storey with corner pilasters and hipped roof. The
Library is situated opposite Wyre Hall (q.v.) V.C.H. Vol. 5

Listing NGR: SJ9255614133

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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