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Statutory Address:

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

Gravesham (District Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 64783 74116


1. 5277 WINDMILL STREET (East Side)

Public Library TQ 6474 SE 1/206


2. Built 1905 and given to the Borough of Gravesend by Andrew Carnegie. 2 storeys brick with stone dressings. Consists of a centre and 2 flanking wings. The centre portion has a stone modillion cornice and 3 sashes in moulded architraves with glazing bars intact. The ground floor has 4 Tuscan half-columns with round-headed windows between. Plinth. The wings of 1 bay each have parapets with curved open pediments containing shields with the cartouche of the City of Gravesend. Pilasters with shields and wheat-ear drops on the capitals. 1 sash each with glazing bars set in moulded surrounds. Stringcourse between ground and 1st floor. The left side portion has a round-headed window with keystone and swag moulding. The right side portion has an open pedimented stone doorcase. This has pilasters with mermaid caryatids.

Forms a group with Nos 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A which are local interest buildings.

Listing NGR: TQ6479474118


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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: 22 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06456/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas A. Machin. Source Historic England Archive
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