Former Bedford Literary and Scientific Institute and General Library

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1129009

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: 831, Harpur Street, Bedford

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 831, Harpur Street, Bedford

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

District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 04946 49757

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History

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Details

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TL 0449 1/28 831

HARPUR STREET (East Side), No. 831 (Former Bedford Literary and Scientific Institute and General Library)

(Formerly listed as The Public Library)

6.6.52.

II*

1834 by Thomas Elger. Originally the Literary and Scientific Institution. Stucco. 2-storey 3-window centre with giant tetrastyle Greek Doric portico, 1-storey 1-window wings. Interior: fine 2-storey hall, rectangular with apses either end, Doric pilasters, coffered ceiling.

Listing NGR: TL0494649757

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 35516

Legacy System: LBS

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