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Tower Hamlets Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Tower Hamlets, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5238 / 51°31'25"N

Longitude: -0.0424 / 0°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 535908

OS Northings: 182361

OS Grid: TQ359823

Mapcode National: GBR K3.L0M

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.6YYQ

Entry Name: Tower Hamlets Library

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205750

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E1

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Bethnal Green

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John on Bethnal Green

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

BANCROFT ROAD E1
1.
4431
(North East Side)
No 277
(Tower Hamlets Library)
TQ 3532 10/167
II
2.
Built in 2 parts. Northern end 1865. White stone with heavy eaves cornice, panelled
below. Broad frieze and blocking course. 2 storeys, 5 windows with bands above
those of 1st floor. 3 light windows with round arched heads separated by Corinthian
pilasters. Double engaged pillars at ends. Ground floor has central round arched
windows and door flanked by Tuscan pilasters, outer ones rusticated. Broad entablature
with cornice, frieze and architrave above ground floor. Southern part probably
earlier. 2 storeys, 6 windows: those of top floor round headed. Cornice with
blocking course and frieze with wreaths. Band between storeys. Enriched keystones
to windows. Bottom floor rusticated.


Listing NGR: TQ3590882361

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