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Municipal Buildings Comprising the Clock Tower, Public Library, and Corn Exchange, and Including the Area Balustrade Which Incorporates a War Memorial and a Statue of Queen Victoria

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairfield, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3721 / 51°22'19"N

Longitude: -0.099 / 0°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 532413

OS Northings: 165390

OS Grid: TQ324653

Mapcode National: GBR GX.9PM

Mapcode Global: VHGRL.7RHZ

Entry Name: Municipal Buildings Comprising the Clock Tower, Public Library, and Corn Exchange, and Including the Area Balustrade Which Incorporates a War Memorial and a Statue of Queen Victoria

Listing Date: 19 November 1973

Last Amended: 18 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201217

Location: Croydon, London, CR0

County: London

District: Croydon

Electoral Ward/Division: Fairfield

Built-Up Area: Croydon

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Croydon

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

In the entry for
KATHERINE STREET

9/30 Municipal Buildings,
comprising the Clock Tower,
Public Library, and Corn
Exchange, and including the
area balustrade which
incorporates a War Memorial
and a statue of
Queen Victoria

The address shall be amended to read KATHARINE STREET

Municipal Buildings,
comprising the Clock Tower,
Public Library, and Corn
Exchange, and including the
area balustrade which
incorporates a War Memorial
and a statue of Queen
Victoria
------------------------------------

1.
5009 KATHERINE STREET

Municipal Buildings,
comprising the Clock
Tower, Public Library,
and Corn Exchange, and
including the area
balustrade which
incorporates a War
Memorial and a statue
of Queen Victoria
TQ 3265 9/30 19.11.73

II GV


2.
1892 to 1896. By Charles Henman Jnr. Complex of buildings of contrasting sizes,
all in red brick with stone ornamentation. Slate roof. From east to west: Town
Hall of 2 storeys with attic and basement; 9 bays facing onto Katherine Street and
5 bays of a similar style facing onto Fell Street. Tall clock tower against south-
west return. To south and west again, the Library, of one storey and attic and basement
with steeply pitched roof and central turret. To north-west, the Corn Exchange, a
3 storey, 4 bay structure with a 2 bay loggia above part of the external staircase.
Area balustrade of stone in front of both the Town Hall and the Library, incorporating
a War Memorial before the western end of the Town Hall and a bronze statue to Queen
Victoria opposite the centre bay of the Library.


Listing NGR: TQ3241465377


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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