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Latitude: 50.8746 / 50°52'28"N
Longitude: 0.013 / 0°0'46"E
OS Eastings: 541723
OS Northings: 110272
OS Grid: TQ417102
Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.42P
Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.GW7
Entry Name: Lewes Public Library
Listing Date: 11 May 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1043891
English Heritage Legacy ID: 292983
Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Lewes
Built-Up Area: Lewes
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Lewes St Thomas at Cliffe with Lewes All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
TQ 4110 SE LEWES ALBION STREET
10/12 (east side)
11.5.70 Lewes Public Library
Public library. Circa 1870. Red brick with moulded cornice to steep slate
roof, articulated as tall steeply-pitched pavilion roofs at both ends with
small square cast-iron balustrades and weather-vane finials surmounting.
Large brick and stone-dressed stack in centre behind main ridge with over-
sailing stone-moulded upper courses. 1 storey and basement; 4 window
front, pointed-arched surrounds with hood-moulds to casements, on cill-band.
Central entrance with stone flat-headed porch with parapet, pierced by
quatrefoil decoration. Central pointed arch with moulded imposts and
panelled spandrels. Hollow-chamfered arch to doubled panelled door.
Listing NGR: TQ4172310272
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