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The Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4187 / 51°25'7"N

Longitude: -1.7339 / 1°44'1"W

OS Eastings: 418601

OS Northings: 168883

OS Grid: SU186688

Mapcode National: GBR 4X2.SL1

Mapcode Global: VHB46.WLQT

Entry Name: The Public Library

Listing Date: 21 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310362

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Marlborough

Built-Up Area: Marlborough

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 1868

High Street (North Side)
Numbers 88 to 90 (consec)
(The Public Library)

Mid Cl9. Stock brick. Pitched concrete tile roofs. 1 storey and attics. 2-gabled
front, with smaller gable between, and set slightly back. 2 principal gables
coped, with ornamental finials, and taken on kneelers. 1 mullioned
window each, with square heads and hood moulds. Attics have 1 coulus each, whose
outlines are formed by the intersection of a trilobe with a triangle, themselves
set within "spherical triangles" under hoodmoulds with label stops carved as
medieval heads. Central bay has doorway with 4-centred arch and modern door,
2 stringcourses, single light with hoodmould, blind oculus consisting of quadrilobe
set within square, and shaped gable above.

Nos 65 to 85 (consec), The Sun Public House and Nos 88 to 90 (consec) form a
group, together with the Church of St Peter and St Paul, and with Nos 42 to 64
(consec) on the South Side.

Listing NGR: SU1859368866

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

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