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Hucknall Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0387 / 53°2'19"N

Longitude: -1.2055 / 1°12'19"W

OS Eastings: 453367

OS Northings: 349338

OS Grid: SK533493

Mapcode National: GBR 8GJ.G1P

Mapcode Global: WHDGC.GW5C

Entry Name: Hucknall Library

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 410904

Location: Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG15

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Ashfield

Town: Ashfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Hucknall Central

Built-Up Area: Hucknall

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hucknall Torkard Team

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 54 NW HUCKNALL MARKET PLACE
(south side)
7/56 Hucknall Library
II
Public library. 1887. Paid for by J. E. Ellis and H. B. Paget.
Brick with plain tile roofs. Ashlar dressings, chamfered plinth,
moulded string course, dentillated eaves, shouldered coped
gables. Renaissance revival style. 3 gable and 2 side wall
stacks. Single and 2 storeys, 5 bays wide. Windows are leaded
mullioned casements. Front has central buttressed and pilastered
tower porch with pyramid roof. Central keystoned Tudor arched
doorway flanked by single shoe scrapers. Above, frieze with
large bracket lamp. Above it, 2 casements with keystoned heads
and tympanum containing Arms and date. To left, canted 2 storey
bay window with balustrade. Above it, gable with casement with
brackets and swan neck pediment with ball finials. Beyond to
left, inscribed datestone. To right, 3 bay wing with 3
casements. Above, shaped gabled dormer with side brackets,
segmental pediment and monogram tablet. Buttressed east side, 4
bays, has, to left, C20 addition and cross wing with door flanked
by single casements. To right, buttressed range with, above,
small casement and central casement with mongram tablet.
Interior refitted mid C20.


Listing NGR: SK5336749338

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

Description

SK 54 NW HUCKNALL MARKET PLACE
(south side)
7/56 Hucknall Library
II
Public library. 1887. Paid for by J. E. Ellis and H. B. Paget.
Brick with plain tile roofs. Ashlar dressings, chamfered plinth,
moulded string course, dentillated eaves, shouldered coped
gables. Renaissance revival style. 3 gable and 2 side wall
stacks. Single and 2 storeys, 5 bays wide. Windows are leaded
mullioned casements. Front has central buttressed and pilastered
tower porch with pyramid roof. Central keystoned Tudor arched
doorway flanked by single shoe scrapers. Above, frieze with
large bracket lamp. Above it, 2 casements with keystoned heads
and tympanum containing Arms and date. To left, canted 2 storey
bay window with balustrade. Above it, gable with casement with
brackets and swan neck pediment with ball finials. Beyond to
left, inscribed datestone. To right, 3 bay wing with 3
casements. Above, shaped gabled dormer with side brackets,
segmental pediment and monogram tablet. Buttressed east side, 4
bays, has, to left, C20 addition and cross wing with door flanked
by single casements. To right, buttressed range with, above,
small casement and central casement with mongram tablet.
Interior refitted mid C20.


Listing NGR: SK5336749338

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