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Central Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromley, Bromley

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Latitude: 51.4071 / 51°24'25"N

Longitude: 0.0185 / 0°1'6"E

OS Eastings: 540485

OS Northings: 169491

OS Grid: TQ404694

Mapcode National: GBR M1.3BJ

Mapcode Global: VHHNX.8WMQ

Plus Code: 9F32C249+R9

Entry Name: Central Library

Listing Date: 29 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186800

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358590

Location: Bromley Town, Bromley, London, BR1

County: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley Town

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bromley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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4407 (East Side)
Central Library
TQ 46 NW 5/303

Dated 1878 and 1894. A long narrow asymmetrical building. 2 storeys and attics
red brick with lighter red brick window surrounds and yellow brick diaper work
decoration. 4 gabled, projections without windows with terracotta moulded
Neo-Jacobean decorations. The 1st floor has 3 double sashes and decorative
terracotta panels representing the Kent County symbol and the arts and sciences.
The ground floor has 13 cambered sashes. The doorcase is set in a pedimented
door surround. On the right side corner that is a cupola surmounted by a
weathervane with balustrading below. The entrance on this corner has a clock
above it and curved pediment supported on Tuscan columns.

Listing NGR: TQ4048569491

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