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Public Library, Arundel

Description: Public Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 297239

OS Grid Reference: TQ0159007029
OS Grid Coordinates: 501590, 107029
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8539, -0.5581

Location: 2 King's Arms Hill, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9BQ

Locality: Arundel
Local Authority: Arun District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN18 9BQ

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 51 (Public Library)
TQ 0107 1/33 26.3.49.


Late C18. [marked on 1735 map]. Red brick. Centre bay of North front in grey
brick headers with red brick dressings. Hipped slate roof. Red brick chimneys.
2 storeys. Plain brick stringcourse. Brick modillion eaves cornice, 3 bays
to north, of which central one breaks forward and is crowned by a modillioned
pediment. All windows on this elevation are double-hung sashes with glazing bars.
Doorway has Tuscan pilasters with pronounced entasis, and a dentilled pediment
above a pulvinated frieze. Door with 6 fielded panels, and early C19 knocker,
in panelled reveals.
5 ranges of double hung sash windows with glazing bars in east elevation, except
for 2 south ranges whose windows are blocked with grey headers. 2 segment-headed
cellar windows with glazing bars and 3 cellar windows blocked with grey headers.
South elevation has 2 ranges of double-hung sash windows on ground floor and 1st
floor, but basement openings are modern.

Nos 45 to 63 (odd), 67 to 73 (odd) and 77 to 83 (odd) form a group with
Nos 46 to 62 (even) and with pavements and railings.

Listing NGR: TQ0159007029

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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