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Latitude: 50.7467 / 50°44'48"N
Longitude: -1.8783 / 1°52'41"W
OS Eastings: 408681
OS Northings: 94129
OS Grid: SZ086941
Mapcode National: GBR X75.81
Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y3.J25
Entry Name: Winton Public Library
Listing Date: 27 February 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154082
English Heritage Legacy ID: 101907
Location: Bournemouth, BH9
Electoral Ward/Division: Winton East
Built-Up Area: Bournemouth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
5186 WIMBORNE ROAD
(South West Side)
Winton Public Library
SZ O894 16/163
1907-8, H E Hawker and Mitchell. Edwardian classical public building, a slightly
more elaborate version of Springbourne library (see Holdenhurst Road). Symmetrical
red brick and stone front, entrance up curved steps, with coat-of-arms in segmental
pediment, between Ionic pilasters carrying obelisks. Gables left and right with
diamond patterning in stone apex, big lunette windows with stone mullions and
transom - 3 lights over 5 lights. Gables flanked by flat brick buttresses banded
in stone. Slate roof with white timber louvred cupola, battered sides, low leaded
dome, ornamental finial and weathervane. Flanks have 3 tall windows carried
up as dormers, flat-headed to south, semi-circular (with leaded roofs) to north.
Moulded stone sills and timber cornices, leaded lights. Asymmetrical single-storey
rear, with hipped roofs in echelon and tall chimney with vertical panels. Interior
with barrel-roofed hall behind each gable, modernised.
Listing NGR: SZ0868194129
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