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PUBLIC LIBRARY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: PUBLIC LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1149398

Location

PUBLIC LIBRARY, VICTORIA AVENUE

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Feb-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329973

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 30347 55094

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