PUBLIC LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1149398

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1975

Statutory Address: PUBLIC LIBRARY, VICTORIA AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PUBLIC LIBRARY, VICTORIA AVENUE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 30347 55094

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5338 VICTORIA AVENUE (North Side) Public Library SE 3055 SW 14/182

II

2. Circa 1904 by H T Hare; a later extension was planned for the east end but not built. "Bankers' Georgian" style. 2 storeys and semi-basement. 2 bay front. Rusticated sandstone?ashlar. Main bay with 2 giant attached Ionic columns rising from basement podium and carrying entablature with blocking course and centrepiece. Central aedicular window in arched recess with coved reveals, and shell treatment of arch with head on keystone and flanking swags ; on window cornice arms of Harrogate in cartouche flanked by seated putti. Wide segmental arched window to basement. Architraved doorway with block dressings, keys, cornice and lunette above flanked by female allegorical figures. Plaque in frieze of main entablature inscribed "Carnegie Library."

Listing NGR: SE3034755094

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 329973

Legacy System: LBS

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