CARNEGIE CENTRAL LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1358594
Date first listed:
12-Dec-1980
Statutory Address:
CARNEGIE CENTRAL LIBRARY, SHEPHERDS BUSH ROAD W6

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Location

Statutory Address:
CARNEGIE CENTRAL LIBRARY, SHEPHERDS BUSH ROAD W6

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hammersmith and Fulham (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 23410 78794

Details

TQ 2378 SHEPHERDS BUSH ROAD W6

6/25

12.12.80 Carnegie Central Library

- II

Library, 1905 by Henry T Hare. Sculpture by F E E Schenck. 2 storeys. Portland stone and red brick. Entrance on axis. Ionic colonnade at let floor between end pavilions which have Palladian windows to let floor and open pediments over. Cupola with vane. Fine sculptural ornaments including figures of Shakespeare &Milton and reliefs of literature and Art, Industry and Science. Surviving internal features including glazed barrel vault with plaster reliefs etc. Commission won in limited competition.

Listing NGR: TQ2341078794

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
201908
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: 23 Jan 2006
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