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Latitude: 51.0074 / 51°0'26"N
Longitude: -0.1421 / 0°8'31"W
OS Eastings: 530442
OS Northings: 124750
OS Grid: TQ304247
Mapcode National: GBR JLT.LXH
Mapcode Global: FRA B6LG.2H0
Entry Name: The Edith Payne Free Library
Listing Date: 6 April 1970
Last Amended: 11 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191859
English Heritage Legacy ID: 302958
Location: Cuckfield, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH17
County: West Sussex
District: Mid Sussex
Civil Parish: Cuckfield
Built-Up Area: Cuckfield
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Cuckfield Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
TQ 3024 NW CUCKFIELD HIGH STREET
7/46 The Edith Payne Free
(formerly listed as Queen's
Hall and library. Dated 1897-1901 on porch. Sandstone ashlar with Horsham stone
slab roof in Elizabethan style. 2 storeys, gable fronted. One large mullioned
and transomed window to each floor with a blank one in gable, all with head moulds.
Moulded band between floors. Gable has stone coping with finial and kneelers with
lozenge decoration (probably copied from Marshalls qv Item 7/47). Bracketed eaves
cornice to side. Right hand porch, slightly set back with late C16 style doorcase
with 4 centred arch, mutule frieze, brackets, fluted pilasters with strapwork motifs
below and blank shields and stylized leaves in the spandrels. Plank door. Above
the door is the inscription 'Queen's Hall and Public Library 1897-1901' and a lamp.
The interior contains a staircase with twisted balusters and a hall with hammer-
beam style roof.
Listing NGR: TQ3044224750
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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