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Winton Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Winton East, Bournemouth

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101907

Location: Bournemouth, BH9

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Winton East

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

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Listing Text

(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

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

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