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Battersea District Reference Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Wandsworth, London

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Latitude: 51.4638 / 51°27'49"N

Longitude: -0.1638 / 0°9'49"W

OS Eastings: 527654

OS Northings: 175473

OS Grid: TQ276754

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.DF

Mapcode Global: VHGR5.3GSN

Entry Name: Battersea District Reference Library

Listing Date: 7 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206971

Location: Wandsworth, London, SW11

County: London

District: Wandsworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Shaftesbury

Built-Up Area: Wandsworth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clapham Common St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/02/2012

TQ 2775 9/7

Battersea District
Reference Library

(Formerly listed under Altenburg Road)


Dated 1924. Designed by Henry Hyams. Small building with 3 aisles
divided by cast iron columns, the central aisle with glazed barrel-vault. Gallery
with ornamented, oak-panelled front. Fore building to street of one and two low
storeys. Picturesque design in 'Arts and Crafts' manner. Red brick dressed with
Portland stone and hipped, tiled roofs. Arched entrance with carved decoration.
Railings, lanterns, clock-turret, oak doors etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2765475473

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

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