CENTRAL LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1278868

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1977

Statutory Address: CENTRAL LIBRARY, WARDWICK

Map

Ordnance survey map of CENTRAL LIBRARY
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Location

Statutory Address: CENTRAL LIBRARY, WARDWICK

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

District: City of Derby (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 35071 36259

Details

WARDWICK 1. 5170 (North Side) Central Library SK 3536 SW 1/309 II GV

2. 1879. Architect: R K Freeman of Bolton. Red brick building in Gothic style with stone dressings; 2 storeys and basement; central projecting bay with clock tower having gabled lantern and spirelet; side wings have range of stone mullioned windows each with a tiered canted bay window and an oriel window with pointed arched lights and hipped tile roof above with iron brattishing; semi-circular oriel window at centre with mullions and transoms; moulded terra cotta and tile panels at 1st storey; moulded head and sill bands; central doorway with pointed divided door; moulded eaves cornice; parapet; tiles. Addition on left-hand side dated 1915, which is included.

Nos 6, 8, 10, Gates on right-hand side of Central Library, Central Library and Statue of M.T. Bass form a group with No 1 Strand.

Listing NGR: SK3507136259

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 404718

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing