PASSMORE EDWARDS FREE LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1265173
Date first listed:
04-Feb-1975
Statutory Address:
PASSMORE EDWARDS FREE LIBRARY, PITFIELD STREET N1

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Location

Statutory Address:
PASSMORE EDWARDS FREE LIBRARY, PITFIELD STREET N1

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hackney (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 33051 82740

Details

PITFIELD STREET N1 1. . 5013 (East Side) ------------------ Passmore Edwards Free Library TQ 3382 35/474 II

2. 1897-9 by H T Hare in modified Renaissance style. Red brick with terracotta dressings. 2 main storeys, basement and tall double attic storey. Left bay is a tower with pyramidal roof and round staircase turret corbelled out at 1st floor. Drum, bell-stage and cupola above, Wide window with column mullions in upper storey; small windows in baroque surrounds elsewhere, On ground floor round arched entrance with wrought iron gates, At right 8 windows on lower floors mullioned and transomed in eared architraves with frieze and cornice. Brick aprons below. Attic storey has 2 wide gables, each with a wide bow window, with column mullions and entablature, sunk into the wall; and a small window high above. Flanking these, roof descends to eaves level, with dormers.

Listing NGR: TQ3305182740

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
425862
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 02 Jan 2005
Reference: IOE01/12825/18
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