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Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Penkridge, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7248 / 52°43'29"N

Longitude: -2.1116 / 2°6'41"W

OS Eastings: 392556

OS Northings: 314133

OS Grid: SJ925141

Mapcode National: GBR 297.0ZJ

Mapcode Global: WHBF6.JRPZ

Entry Name: Public Library

Listing Date: 2 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271690

Location: Penkridge, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, ST19

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Penkridge

Built-Up Area: Penkridge

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Penkridge St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 9214-9314 PENKRIDGE C.P. BELLBROOK (East side)

9/41 Public Library


Former Police Station now library. Dated 1858. Orange brick with
ashlar dressings; slate roof; brick ridge stack. Main range with
low set-back wing to right and low blind projecting wing to left. Main
range: One storey and attic with dentilled eaves cornice; 1:1:1 bays,
glazing bar sashes with horns, shaped architraves, bracketed sills and
fluted keys, central attic window with fluted key and semi-circular arch
springing from an impost-band; paired pilasters to each corner and single
pilasters to each corner of the central pedimented porch, central partly
glazed 2-leaf door with cornice hood. Right hand wing: One storey
with dentilled eaves cornice to hipped roof; 2 bays, 2-light flat face
mullioned window to left with bracket sill, containing plate glass sashes;
6-panelled door to right with overlight, shaped surround and fluted key.
Left hand wing: One storey with corner pilasters and hipped roof. The
Library is situated opposite Wyre Hall (q.v.) V.C.H. Vol. 5

Listing NGR: SJ9255614133

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