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Sandgate Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandgate, Kent

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Latitude: 51.0736 / 51°4'25"N

Longitude: 1.146 / 1°8'45"E

OS Eastings: 620480

OS Northings: 135188

OS Grid: TR204351

Mapcode National: GBR V0P.NJN

Mapcode Global: FRA F698.SC5

Entry Name: Sandgate Library

Listing Date: 19 December 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175357

Location: Sandgate, Shepway, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Sandgate

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 51
(Sandgate Library)
TR 2035 SW 8/39 19.12.73. Library)
Built in 1884. Custom built as a dual fire station and reading room. Now Sandgate
Library. Late Cl9. 2 storeys applied timber-framing with pebble-dashed infill.
Hipped tiled roof having left side square bell cote surmounted by a fishscale
tiled spire. lst floor has left side Scottish baronial style bartizan with 3-light
sash. Band of machicolation between ground and lst floors. The ground floor
has a left side simple doorcase and a right side entrance designed to accommodate
fire engines.

Nos 23 to 39 (odd) form a group with Cottage to rear of No 39, Nos 41 to 65 (odd)
Including 43A, 45A, 55A and 6lA. (Nos 3l to 37 are buildings of local interest).

Listing NGR: TR2048035188

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

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