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Latitude: 52.1362 / 52°8'10"N
Longitude: -0.468 / 0°28'4"W
OS Eastings: 504946
OS Northings: 249757
OS Grid: TL049497
Mapcode National: GBR G25.2GH
Mapcode Global: VHFQ7.TKXS
Entry Name: Former Bedford Literary and Scientific Institute and General Library
Listing Date: 6 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129009
English Heritage Legacy ID: 35516
Location: Bedford, MK40
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Bedford
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bedford St Paul
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/05/2015
TL 0449 1/28
HARPUR STREET (East Side),
No. 831 (Former Bedford Literary and Scientific Institute and General Library)
(Formerly listed as The Public Library)
1834 by Thomas Elger. Originally the Literary and Scientific Institution. Stucco. 2-storey 3-window centre with giant tetrastyle Greek Doric portico, 1-storey 1-window wings. Interior: fine 2-storey hall, rectangular with apses either end, Doric pilasters, coffered ceiling.
Listing NGR: TL0494649757
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