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COUNTY 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: COUNTY LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1254192

Location

COUNTY LIBRARY, HIGH STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Manningtree

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Nov-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437620

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

MANNINGTREE HIGH STREET TM 1031 (south side)

9/140 County Library, (Formerly listed as 17.11.66 Church of St Michael)

GV II

Former Corn Exchange. Circa 1865. Built at a cost of £1,600, closed circa 1875, became a public hall, later converted into a Church by Raymond Erith, now a public library. Brick, stucco faced. Of three 2 storey bays, the inner raised and set back. Parapets with moulded cornices, block finial to central bay. Horizontal upper and lower vertical sunk panels to outer bays, each with a roundheaded window to lower panels. Central bay with 4 columns to Ionic portico, step approach to central panelled double doors, square lights to right and left. Band above portico, 3 graduated semi-circular recessed arches, the. smaller outer arches with sunk square panels over.

Listing NGR: TM1062331852

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National Grid Reference: TM 10623 31852

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