DURNING LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1358278
Date first listed:
27-Mar-1981
Statutory Address:
DURNING LIBRARY, 167, KENNINGTON LANE SE11

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Location

Statutory Address:
DURNING LIBRARY, 167, KENNINGTON LANE SE11

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Lambeth (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 31302 78353

Details

KENNINGTON LANE SE11 1. (south side) 5023 No 167 (Durning Library) 5/502

II

2. 1889 by Sidney Smith. Gothic Revival with North Italian and Flemish attributes. Tall, narrow building of 3 storeys, attic and basement; 2 bays at right and a tower bay, of 4 storeys and basement under tall pyramidal roof, at left. Fareham red brick with dressings of different stones. Very steeply pitched slated roof with tall chimneys. Elaborate facade with mixture of Gothic, Tudor and Renaissance motifs. Projecting open arcaded ground floor with balustrade and set back left and central entrances. Tile and terra-cotta decoration above arcade. Second floor oriel on elaborate corbel has highly decorated gable above, and a griffin rests on a corbelled bracket below.

Listing NGR: TQ3130278353

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
204324
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: 10 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03252/33
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