CHESHUNT PUBLIC LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100575
Date first listed:
08-Nov-1983
Statutory Address:
CHESHUNT PUBLIC LIBRARY, TURNERS HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHESHUNT PUBLIC LIBRARY, TURNERS HILL

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Broxbourne (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 36017 01955

Details

1. 5251 CHESHUNT TURNERS HILL (east side) Cheshunt Cheshunt Public Library TL 30SE : 5/45

II

2. 1907 by J Myrtle Smith. Good example of Wren revival. 1965 projecting side wings in same style and materials. Red brick, stone dressings. Gabled centre block has ground floor Roman Doric loggia with 2 columns, curved interior walls and niches in side walls. Upper floor arched, leaded window set in coved arch and having pedestal carved with armorial plaque, fruit swags and winged cherubs. Open pediment cornice with paired mutules. Hexagonal cupola with ogee copper dome and wrought iron weathervane. Mullioned and transomed ground floor casements, repeated in 4-window extensions.

Listing NGR: TL3601701955

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157373
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Feb 2004
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