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Latitude: 51.5585 / 51°33'30"N
Longitude: -0.0073 / 0°0'26"W
OS Eastings: 538234
OS Northings: 186284
OS Grid: TQ382862
Mapcode National: GBR KW.GTS
Mapcode Global: VHGQV.T3H2
Entry Name: Leyton Public Library
Listing Date: 1 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1190991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206889
Location: Waltham Forest, London, E10
District: Waltham Forest
Electoral Ward/Division: Leyton
Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Leyton St Mary with St Edward and St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 38 NE HIGH ROAD
Leyton Public Library
Public library. Dated 1881. By John Knight. Gault brick, stone dressings;
low slate roof with tall slated pavilion roof to corner. Prominent corner site
with corner entrance at base of low tower. Victorian eclectric manner. To High
Road Leyton: 3 storeys, 5 bays, with lower 2 storey bay to right with further
entrance. Corinthian pilastered pedimented doorways. Square-headed artchitraved
windows, pedimented to ground floor with incised decoration to lintels. Sashes,
plate-glass. Cornices between storeys; main console cornice above second floor.
Return elevation to Ruckholt Road with similar decorative treatment but irregular
window pattern. Decorative iron-cresting to roofs. Forms part of Leyton Town
Hall complex. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: TQ3823486284
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