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Leyton Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Leyton, London

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Latitude: 51.5585 / 51°33'30"N

Longitude: -0.0073 / 0°0'26"W

OS Eastings: 538234

OS Northings: 186284

OS Grid: TQ382862

Mapcode National: GBR KW.GTS

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.T3H2

Entry Name: Leyton Public Library

Listing Date: 1 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206889

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E10

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Leyton

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Leyton St Mary with St Edward and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Leyton E10
(west side)
Leyton Public Library

- II

Public library. Dated 1881. By John Knight. Gault brick, stone dressings;
low slate roof with tall slated pavilion roof to corner. Prominent corner site
with corner entrance at base of low tower. Victorian eclectric manner. To High
Road Leyton: 3 storeys, 5 bays, with lower 2 storey bay to right with further
entrance. Corinthian pilastered pedimented doorways. Square-headed artchitraved
windows, pedimented to ground floor with incised decoration to lintels. Sashes,
plate-glass. Cornices between storeys; main console cornice above second floor.
Return elevation to Ruckholt Road with similar decorative treatment but irregular
window pattern. Decorative iron-cresting to roofs. Forms part of Leyton Town
Hall complex. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TQ3823486284

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

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