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Latitude: 53.991 / 53°59'27"N
Longitude: -1.5386 / 1°32'19"W
OS Eastings: 430347
OS Northings: 455094
OS Grid: SE303550
Mapcode National: GBR KQP9.P2
Mapcode Global: WHC8F.BYK9
Entry Name: Public Library
Listing Date: 4 February 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1149398
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329973
Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1
County: North Yorkshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Low Harrogate
Built-Up Area: Harrogate
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: High Harrogate St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
5338 VICTORIA AVENUE
SE 3055 SW 14/182
Circa 1904 by H T Hare; a later extension was planned for the east end but not
built. "Bankers' Georgian" style. 2 storeys and semi-basement. 2 bay front.
Rusticated sandstone?ashlar. Main bay with 2 giant attached Ionic columns rising
from basement podium and carrying entablature with blocking course and centrepiece.
Central aedicular window in arched recess with coved reveals, and shell treatment
of arch with head on keystone and flanking swags ; on window cornice arms of Harrogate
in cartouche flanked by seated putti. Wide segmental arched window to basement.
Architraved doorway with block dressings, keys, cornice and lunette above flanked
by female allegorical figures. Plaque in frieze of main entablature inscribed
Listing NGR: SE3034755094
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