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Andrew Carnegie Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Swan, Liverpool

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Latitude: 53.4205 / 53°25'13"N

Longitude: -2.9258 / 2°55'32"W

OS Eastings: 338571

OS Northings: 391923

OS Grid: SJ385919

Mapcode National: GBR 7KH.2T

Mapcode Global: WH878.1913

Entry Name: Andrew Carnegie Library

Listing Date: 19 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 214205

Location: Liverpool, L13

County: Liverpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Swan

Built-Up Area: Liverpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Liverpool Stanley St Anne and St Paul Stoneycroft

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/09/2015

SJ 3891

Andrew Carnegie Library

(Formerly listed as West Derby Library)

Library. 1904. T. Shelmerdine. Brick with stone dressings, slate roof. One storey, 4 bays canted corner bay and 4-bay right return; 1st 3 bays project. Sill course, paired pilasters, pulvinated frieze, cornice and parapet. Windows have mullions and transoms. 2nd bay round-headed window under gable. Corner has octagonal turret, with buttresses and arcaded parapet. Segmental-headed windows have eared architraves with triple keys. Domical vault in 2 stages. Round-headed entrance has Ionic porch with pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment. Right return similar. Left return and rear facades have 2 canted bays.

Listing NGR: SJ3857191923

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