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The Public Library (Walsingham House)

A Grade II Listed Building in Minster, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3311 / 51°19'52"N

Longitude: 1.3158 / 1°18'56"E

OS Eastings: 631083

OS Northings: 164334

OS Grid: TR310643

Mapcode National: GBR X0G.HGT

Mapcode Global: VHLGC.RSGY

Plus Code: 9F3388J8+C8

Entry Name: The Public Library (Walsingham House)

Listing Date: 7 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419681

Location: Minster, Thanet, Kent, CT12

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Minster

Built-Up Area: Minster (Thanet)

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Description

MINSTER CHURCH STREET
TR 3064-3164
(North Side)
5/16
No. 15, The Public
Library
(Walsingham House)
GV II
Shop and house, now library and house. Mid C19. Red brick front with
yellow stock return elevations. Plain tiled roof. Unarchaeological Gothic
Revival style. Three storeys, gable end to street. Ground floor shop
front with red and purple glazed tiles, 2 plate glass sashes and plate
glass door to right. Canopy with balcony to first floor, supported on cast
iron piers with valancing. Large meat hooks suspended from canopy
(originally a pork butcher's shop). Light cast iron balcony. First and
second floors with pilaster quoin strips, plat band carried as capitals
over pilasters, supporting quadruple rebated arch in kneelered gable enclos-
ing arched plate glass window with small balcony on second floor, and larger
arched window with pierced quatrefoil head on first floor. The right
return with segmental sashes, plinth, plat bands and cornices and gabled
dormers. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: TR3108164341

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