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Cleveland College of Art and Design, Former Central Library and Rear Extension

A Grade II Listed Building in Victoria, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6858 / 54°41'8"N

Longitude: -1.211 / 1°12'39"W

OS Eastings: 450966

OS Northings: 532587

OS Grid: NZ509325

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ8.M2

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.CHL5

Entry Name: Cleveland College of Art and Design, Former Central Library and Rear Extension

Listing Date: 9 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250256

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432356

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hartlepool St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 5032
10/61

HARTLEPOOL,
CLARENCE ROAD (east side),
Cleveland College of Art and Design, Former Central Library and Rear Extension

(Formerly listed as Central Library and rear extension)

9.3.85

G.V. II

Public Library and former newsroom; 1894 on plaque in west gable; by J.W. Brown, Borough Engineer. Rear extension of 1914 by N.F. Dennis, Borough Engineer. Red brick with ornamental terracotta dressings and plain clay tiled roofs, each with 2 ventilation lanterns to ridge. 'L' plan with principal front of library facing Clarence Street (north); former newsroom faces Clarence Road (west). Northern Renaissance style. 2 storeys to library; balanced asymmetry. First-floor windows are separated by simple ½-lozenge pilaster strips continued through parapet to diminutive urn finials. Ornamented 3-centred arched heads to windows in gable end. Dentilled eaves cornice and first-floor sill string. Shaped gables to front and gable end, the latter having circular window. Single-storey 6-bay newsroom has doorway in left bay, with 4-panelled double doors and fanlight with glazing bars, under round-arched opening in pilaster-and-entablature surround having swan-neck pediment with urn finial. Bays defined in parapet by ½-lozenge pilaster strips with urn finials. Dentilled eaves cornice. 3-centred-arched windows. All windows are transomed or cross windows, in architraves.

Listing NGR: NZ5096632587

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Description

NZ 5032
10/61

HARTLEPOOL,
CLARENCE ROAD (east side),
Cleveland College of Art and Design, Former Central Library and Rear Extension

(Formerly listed as Central Library and rear extension)

9.3.85

G.V. II

Public Library and former newsroom; 1894 on plaque in west gable; by J.W. Brown, Borough Engineer. Rear extension of 1914 by N.F. Dennis, Borough Engineer. Red brick with ornamental terracotta dressings and plain clay tiled roofs, each with 2 ventilation lanterns to ridge. 'L' plan with principal front of library facing Clarence Street (north); former newsroom faces Clarence Road (west). Northern Renaissance style. 2 storeys to library; balanced asymmetry. First-floor windows are separated by simple ½-lozenge pilaster strips continued through parapet to diminutive urn finials. Ornamented 3-centred arched heads to windows in gable end. Dentilled eaves cornice and first-floor sill string. Shaped gables to front and gable end, the latter having circular window. Single-storey 6-bay newsroom has doorway in left bay, with 4-panelled double doors and fanlight with glazing bars, under round-arched opening in pilaster-and-entablature surround having swan-neck pediment with urn finial. Bays defined in parapet by ½-lozenge pilaster strips with urn finials. Dentilled eaves cornice. 3-centred-arched windows. All windows are transomed or cross windows, in architraves.

Listing NGR: NZ5096632587

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