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Walthamstow Central Library

A Grade II Listed Building in High Street, London

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Latitude: 51.5843 / 51°35'3"N

Longitude: -0.021 / 0°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 537208

OS Northings: 189127

OS Grid: TQ372891

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.Z84

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.LF8T

Entry Name: Walthamstow Central Library

Listing Date: 8 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206897

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: High Street

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Walthamstow E17
(south side)
Walthamstow Central Library


Library. 1907-9. By J W Dunford. Red brick, ashlar dressings. Tiled hipped
roof; 2 storeys, 4 bays, centre pair slightly set forward flanked by Ionic order
of columns and segmental open pediment above; inset round headed windows. Outer
windows to upper storey square-headed with round windows above. Decorative archi-
traves and prominent keystones to windows. Sashes to ground floor. Timber
mullions and transoms with leaded lights to first floor. Rusticated ashlar ground
floor with entrance to right of centre; round-headed, richly moulded and carved.
Panelled door. Doric ogeed cupola of timber and copper to roof.

Listing NGR: TQ3720889127

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