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Description: The Public Library
Date Listed: 21 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 310362
OS Grid Reference: SU1860168882
OS Grid Coordinates: 418601, 168882
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4187, -1.7339
Nos 88 to 90 (consec)
(The Public Library)
SU 1868 2/195
Mid Cl9. Stock brick. Pitched concrete tile roofs. 1 storey and attics. 2-gabled
front, with smaller gable between, and set slightly back. 2 principal gables
coped, with ornamental finials, and taken on kneelers. 1 mullioned
window each, with square heads and hood moulds. Attics have 1 coulus each, whose
outlines are formed by the intersection of a trilobe with a triangle, themselves
set within "spherical triangles" under hoodmoulds with label stops carved as
mediaeval heads. Central bay has doorway with 4-centred arch and modern door,
2 stringcourses, single light with hoodmould, blind oculus consisting of quadrilobe
set within square, and shaped gable above.
Nos 65 to 85 (consec), The Sun Public House and Nos 88 to 90 (consec) form a
group, togther with the Church of St Peter and St Paul, and with Nos 42 to 64
(consec) on the South Side.
Listing NGR: SU1859368866
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Source: English Heritage
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