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Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in East Ham Central, London

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Latitude: 51.5323 / 51°31'56"N

Longitude: 0.0554 / 0°3'19"E

OS Eastings: 542663

OS Northings: 183495

OS Grid: TQ426834

Mapcode National: GBR NG.0NL

Mapcode Global: VHHNB.XR45

Entry Name: Public Library

Listing Date: 15 April 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204946

Location: Newham, London, E6

County: London

District: Newham

Electoral Ward/Division: East Ham Central

Built-Up Area: Newham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: East Ham, Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

4/16 (East side)

15.4.82 Public Library


Carnegie Public Library, opened March 1908. A H Campbell. Forms extension to East
Ham Town Hall (to left). Red brick with yellow terracotta dressings. Jacobean
motifs. Two-storeyed. Rising to balustraded parapet and green slated garret storey.
Front has central open pedimented rusticated Ionic columned porch with Ionic columns
and gabled oriel above with 2 bays of mullioned and transomed windows at each side.
Cupolaed. Battered tower at south end with octagonal buttresses and cupola and
octagonal lantern. Egg and dart cornice. Cill bandcourses. Thin chamfered

Listing NGR: TQ4266383495

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