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Selby Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Selby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.783 / 53°46'58"N

Longitude: -1.069 / 1°4'8"W

OS Eastings: 461442

OS Northings: 432254

OS Grid: SE614322

Mapcode National: GBR NSZP.CM

Mapcode Global: WHFD2.K55Q

Entry Name: Selby Public Library

Listing Date: 14 March 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325777

Location: Selby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Selby

Built-Up Area: Selby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Selby St James

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

JAMES STREET
1. (west side)
5342 ------------
Selby Public Library
SE 6132 SW 4/89 14.3.79

II GV


2.
Mid C19. Pink brick. Ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roof. Two storeys. First
floor string. Two principal bays, each with 3 round-headed lancets, those on first
floor set within giant semi-circular relieving arches, and each bay crowned by
moulded gable. Between these, and taken slightly higher, is a pedimented centrepiece
with a round-headed window with shafted reveals and moulded voussoirs. Two outer
bays, gabled on end elevations, with paired round-arched lancets on first floor
and round-headed doors on ground floor. Typical of the best contemporary classicism,
and apparently aware of French examples, such as Hittoff's Gare du Nord, Paris.


Listing NGR: SE6144232254

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