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County Durham (Unitary Authority)
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NZ 16652 51935


NZ 15 SE STANLEY NORTH ROAD (East side) Annfield Plain 7/191 Public Library II Public lending library. 1908 by Edward Cratney of Davidson and Cratney; Southsen and Johnson contractors; site given by John Wilkinson Taylor, M.P.; paid for by Andrew Carnegie of Skiko Castle N.B. (copper plaque in entrance). Sandstone ashlar; incised render left return; roof of graduated purple-grey slates with red roll-moulded ridge tiles. Baroque style. One storey, 3 wide bays. Central half-glazed double door and fanlight in keyed round-headed surround within open-pedimented porch, with labels on panelled pilasters; similar higher surrounds and dentilled pediments to flanking Diocletian windows with leaded glazing and sill aprons. Name on labelled inscription over door in recessed flat-coped central bay; coping stepped over side bays with pilasters and central blocks above pediments. Dentilled cornice of pediments continues around corner pilasters and right return; left return partly obscured by adjacent buildings. Roof has domed square belfry ventilator with corner pillars.

Listing NGR: NZ1665251935


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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: 24 May 2000
Reference: IOE01/00649/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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