STALYBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1356492

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: STALYBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY, TRINITY STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: STALYBRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY, TRINITY STREET

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

District: Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 96382 98507

Summary

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History

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Details

SJ 99 NE STALYBRIDGE TRINITY STREET (east side) 4/182 Stalybridge - Public Library G.V. II

Public library. 1897-1901. By J. Medland Taylor. Hammer- dressed stone ground floor, brick first floor and clay tile roof. Total of 6 bays and 2 storeys. Jacobean revival. Projecting plinth, continuous sill bands and first floor cornice, eaves cornice, irregular quoins and coped gables with ball finials. Bay 1 projects as a gabled wing, bay 3 has a single-storey porch and bay 5 a projecting chimney stack with canted sides. The porch has cast iron gates within a round-headed arch on bulbous Ionic columns which is flanked by taller Ionic columns supporting the entablature. The entablature is inscribed "Astley Cheetham Public Library" above 3 basket-headed arches: It has a cornice which breaks forward above smaller Ionic columns. Windows have 2 or 3-light, mullions and transoms, and 3 first floor windows break through the eaves line and have shaped gables. Bow window on right return. Interior: central atrium surrounded by elliptical keystone arches on rusticated columns giving access to the peripheral rooms one of which is a hall-like edifice with hammer-beam roof trusses. Moulded plaster ceilings and timber screens.

Listing NGR: SJ9638298507

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 212641

Legacy System: LBS

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