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Latitude: 52.6406 / 52°38'26"N
Longitude: -1.098 / 1°5'52"W
OS Eastings: 461130
OS Northings: 305139
OS Grid: SK611051
Mapcode National: GBR FQH.H9
Mapcode Global: WHFKH.3WDK
Entry Name: St Barnabas Library
Listing Date: 21 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250184
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432448
Location: Leicester, LE5
County: City of Leicester
Electoral Ward/Division: North Evington
Built-Up Area: Leicester
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester The Presentation of Christ
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
The following building shall be added to the list;
LEICESTER ST BARNABAS ROAD
SK 60 NW
15/10030 St Barnabas Library
Public library. 1937. Designed by Symington, Prince & Pike.
Reinforced concrete with red brick cladding. Brick plinth.
Moderne style. Single storey, with a tall circular clerestorey
central hall. Entrance, to French Street, has recessed curved
entrance with projecting porch. Eitherside single 3-light
cross casements, outer projecting wings have strips of narrow
windows each with 3 casements. Set-back rotunda has very tall
casement windows. St Barnabas Road front has central door with
flanking strips of 2 casements on eitherside. To the right a
tall circular stack to the former boiler-room. All corners are
curved, and all walls topped with concrete coping.
Interior retains original built in bookshelves, doors, stepped
coving, banded columns and glazed roof lights.
Listing NGR: SK6113005139
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