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Listed Building: CENTRAL LIBRARY, WARDWICK (1278868)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 893, 1, 309
Date assigned Thursday, February 24, 1977
Date last amended


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.

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Grid reference SK 3507 3625 (point)
Map sheet SK33NE

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Sep 17 2022 1:25PM

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