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Cradley Heath Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Cradley Heath and Old Hill, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4749 / 52°28'29"N

Longitude: -2.076 / 2°4'33"W

OS Eastings: 394935

OS Northings: 286331

OS Grid: SO949863

Mapcode National: GBR 4RV.P6

Mapcode Global: VH91J.Y2W2

Entry Name: Cradley Heath Public Library

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Last Amended: 26 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219369

Location: Sandwell, B64

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Cradley Heath and Old Hill

Built-Up Area: Dudley (Dudley)

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Dudley Wood and Cradley Heath

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

In the entry for
SANDWELL MB UPPER HIGH STREET
SO 98 NW
Cradley Heath

7/148 Cradley Heath Public
House

The address shall be amended to read

SO 98 NW SANDWELL MB UPPER HIGH STREET
Cradley Heath

7/148 Cradley Heath Public
Library

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SANDWELL MB UPPER HIGH STREET
SO 98 NW
Cradley Heath
Cradley Heath Public
7/148 House

II

Public library. 1908 by Wills and Anderson. Red brick and yellow terra
cotta with hipped slate roof. Single storey. Facade has four-bay arcade
of brick round arches with chanelled rustication and concave surrounds.
The windows are each of two lights with architrave, central mullion and
cornice. Above each cornice is a fanlight with iron glazing bars. Door
in third bay. Above a modillion cornice is a balustrade with urns. The
central part is solid and inscribed: "Public Library". A foundation stone
is inscribed: "This library was the gift of Andrew Carnegie Esq ....". The
left hand return wall is of three main bays and has intermediate windows
with architraves.


Listing NGR: SO9493586331

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

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