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Library and Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Folkestone, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0818 / 51°4'54"N

Longitude: 1.181 / 1°10'51"E

OS Eastings: 622896

OS Northings: 136199

OS Grid: TR228361

Mapcode National: GBR W21.5DN

Mapcode Global: FRA F6C8.7Y2

Entry Name: Library and Museum

Listing Date: 11 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175327

Location: Folkestone, Shepway, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Folkestone

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(North East Side)
Library and Museum
TR 2236 SE 4/103
Built between 1886 and 1888 by Brightwen Binyon and dated 1887. 2 storeys red
brick. 2 parallel ranges. Hipped tiled roof. Centre pediment with moulded brick
decorations. Parapet with 4 ball finials. 5 sashes with glazing bars intact
with stone pediments above and swag moulding below this. Moulded architraves.
Pilasters flank lst floor windows. Aprons underneath windows. Stringcourse.
Elaborate pedimented doorcase with brick pilasters.

The Library and Museum form a group with the Former Technical Institute.

Listing NGR: TR2289636199

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

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