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Wiltshire County Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.437 / 51°26'13"N

Longitude: -2.0043 / 2°0'15"W

OS Eastings: 399797

OS Northings: 170892

OS Grid: ST997708

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.XRM

Mapcode Global: VHB42.64RQ

Plus Code: 9C3VCXPW+R7

Entry Name: Wiltshire County Library

Listing Date: 8 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456740

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Carnegie library Heritage centre

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Description


CALNE

ST9970 NEW ROAD
755-1/5/110 (East side)
08/07/76 Wiltshire County Library

II

Library. c1904. Donated by Andrew Carnegie. Coursed, squared
limestone rubble, limestone dressings, with slate hipped roof.
Single-depth plan with rear wing. Eclectic Tudor and Jacobean
Revival style.
Single storey; 2-window range. Divided by octagonal panelled
pilasters to onion finials, with a plinth, cornice and parapet
with curved sunken cusped panels. A narrow right-hand bay,
with the entrance to the left flanked by buttresses on foliate
carved corbels and raised finials, to a round-arched entrance
with raised voussoirs, foliate carved spandrels, and recessed
2-leaf door; a panel above with PUBLIC LIBRARY in raised
letters, and a cartouche in the gable with Wiltshire coat of
arms, and winged cupid. 3-light stone-mullioned and transomed
ovolo-moulded cross windows with 9-pane top windows. Crested
ridge with end finials. Rear 5-bay range has lunettes.
INTERIOR: details include an arch-braced truss roof.


Listing NGR: ST9979770892

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