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Latitude: 51.4889 / 51°29'20"N
Longitude: -0.1102 / 0°6'36"W
OS Eastings: 531302
OS Northings: 178353
OS Grid: TQ313783
Mapcode National: GBR MN.DF
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.1TLZ
Entry Name: Durning Library
Listing Date: 27 March 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358278
English Heritage Legacy ID: 204324
Location: Lambeth, London, SE11
Electoral Ward/Division: Prince's
Built-Up Area: Lambeth
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: North Lambeth
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
KENNINGTON LANE SE11
1. (south side)
1889 by Sidney Smith. Gothic Revival with North Italian and Flemish attributes.
Tall, narrow building of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 2 bays at right and
a tower bay, of 4 storeys and basement under tall pyramidal roof, at left.
Fareham red brick with dressings of different stones. Very steeply pitched
slated roof with tall chimneys. Elaborate facade with mixture of Gothic, Tudor
and Renaissance motifs. Projecting open arcaded ground floor with balustrade
and set back left and central entrances. Tile and terra-cotta decoration above
arcade. Second floor oriel on elaborate corbel has highly decorated gable above,
and a griffin rests on a corbelled bracket below.
Listing NGR: TQ3130278353
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