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Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Arundel, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8539 / 50°51'13"N

Longitude: -0.5581 / 0°33'29"W

OS Eastings: 501590

OS Northings: 107029

OS Grid: TQ015070

Mapcode National: GBR FJ6.HPY

Mapcode Global: FRA 96QV.2F1

Entry Name: Public Library

Listing Date: 26 March 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297239

Location: Arundel, Arun, West Sussex, BN18

County: West Sussex

District: Arun

Civil Parish: Arundel

Built-Up Area: Arundel

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Arundel St Nicholas with Tortington

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 51 (Public Library)
TQ 0107 1/33 26.3.49.


Late C18. [marked on 1735 map]. Red brick. Centre bay of North front in grey
brick headers with red brick dressings. Hipped slate roof. Red brick chimneys.
2 storeys. Plain brick stringcourse. Brick modillion eaves cornice, 3 bays
to north, of which central one breaks forward and is crowned by a modillioned
pediment. All windows on this elevation are double-hung sashes with glazing bars.
Doorway has Tuscan pilasters with pronounced entasis, and a dentilled pediment
above a pulvinated frieze. Door with 6 fielded panels, and early C19 knocker,
in panelled reveals.
5 ranges of double hung sash windows with glazing bars in east elevation, except
for 2 south ranges whose windows are blocked with grey headers. 2 segment-headed
cellar windows with glazing bars and 3 cellar windows blocked with grey headers.
South elevation has 2 ranges of double-hung sash windows on ground floor and 1st
floor, but basement openings are modern.

Nos 45 to 63 (odd), 67 to 73 (odd) and 77 to 83 (odd) form a group with
Nos 46 to 62 (even) and with pavements and railings.

Listing NGR: TQ0159007029

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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