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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Winchester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 48019 29763


JEWRY STREET 1. 1833 (West Side) The Public Library SU 4829 NW 3/139 24.3.50. II* 2. Completed 1838. O B Carter, Architect. Street front 1 storey. Central projecting portico with 4 Tuscan stone columns on flight of stone steps, with symmetrical wings and angle pavilions of yellow stock bricks on stone plinth, with moulded stone string at springing of window arches, large rusticated stone quoins, wide flat bracketed eaves cornice. Similar treatment to pediment over central portico Above the portico is a square bell turret with brick base, stone string and corner Doric stone pilasters (painted) crowned with wide eaves cornice, similar to main building, with wooden painted louvres on each side. All roofs of slate. Building 1+3+2+3+1 windows with doorway in centre. Windows to wings and pavilions have arched heads with radiating bars. Those in wings evidently altered, and stone string at springing cut away. Formerly a Corn Exchange. This building has very strong character and is reminiscent of Smirke's designs. The whole restored to its original external appearance in 1965, but interior completely re-modelled.

Listing NGR: SU4800729640


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/14570/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stuart Brighton. Source Historic England Archive
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