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Cheshunt Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6999 / 51°41'59"N

Longitude: -0.0332 / 0°1'59"W

OS Eastings: 536017

OS Northings: 201955

OS Grid: TL360019

Mapcode National: GBR KCY.BG6

Mapcode Global: VHGQ2.CJTR

Entry Name: Cheshunt Public Library

Listing Date: 8 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157373

Location: Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, EN8

County: Hertfordshire

District: Broxbourne

Town: Broxbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Cheshunt South and Theobalds

Built-Up Area: Cheshunt

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Cheshunt

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


1.
5251 CHESHUNT
TURNERS HILL
(east side)
Cheshunt
Cheshunt Public
Library
TL 30SE : 5/45

II

2.
1907 by J Myrtle Smith. Good example of Wren revival. 1965
projecting side wings in same style and materials. Red brick,
stone dressings. Gabled centre block has ground floor Roman
Doric loggia with 2 columns, curved interior walls and niches in
side walls. Upper floor arched, leaded window set in coved arch
and having pedestal carved with armorial plaque, fruit swags and
winged cherubs. Open pediment cornice with paired mutules.
Hexagonal cupola with ogee copper dome and wrought iron
weathervane. Mullioned and transomed ground floor casements,
repeated in 4-window extensions.


Listing NGR: TL3601701955

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