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Central Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Arboretum, City of Derby

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9226 / 52°55'21"N

Longitude: -1.4798 / 1°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 435071

OS Northings: 336259

OS Grid: SK350362

Mapcode National: GBR PJF.QP

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.7SLT

Entry Name: Central Library

Listing Date: 24 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404718

Location: Derby, DE1

County: City of Derby

Unitary Authority Ward: Arboretum

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby St Alkmund and St Werburgh

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

WARDWICK
1.
5170
(North Side)
Central Library
SK 3536 SW 1/309
II GV

2.
1879. Architect: R K Freeman of Bolton. Red brick building in Gothic style with
stone dressings; 2 storeys and basement; central projecting bay with clock tower
having gabled lantern and spirelet; side wings have range of stone mullioned windows
each with a tiered canted bay window and an oriel window with pointed arched lights
and hipped tile roof above with iron brattishing; semi-circular oriel window at
centre with mullions and transoms; moulded terra cotta and tile panels at 1st storey;
moulded head and sill bands; central doorway with pointed divided door; moulded
eaves cornice; parapet; tiles. Addition on left-hand side dated 1915, which is
included.

Nos 6, 8, 10, Gates on right-hand side of Central Library, Central Library and
Statue of M.T. Bass form a group with No 1 Strand.


Listing NGR: SK3507136259

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