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Carnegie Central Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Hammersmith Broadway, London

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Latitude: 51.4946 / 51°29'40"N

Longitude: -0.2237 / 0°13'25"W

OS Eastings: 523410

OS Northings: 178794

OS Grid: TQ234787

Mapcode National: GBR BG.G9P

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.2PML

Entry Name: Carnegie Central Library

Listing Date: 12 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201908

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London, W6

County: London

District: Hammersmith and Fulham

Electoral Ward/Division: Hammersmith Broadway

Built-Up Area: Hammersmith and Fulham

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Hammersmith

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text



12.12.80 Carnegie Central Library

- II

Library, 1905 by Henry T Hare. Sculpture by F E E Schenck. 2 storeys.
Portland stone and red brick. Entrance on axis. Ionic colonnade at let
floor between end pavilions which have Palladian windows to let floor and
open pediments over. Cupola with vane. Fine sculptural ornaments including
figures of Shakespeare &Milton and reliefs of literature and Art, Industry
and Science. Surviving internal features including glazed barrel vault with
plaster reliefs etc. Commission won in limited competition.

Listing NGR: TQ2341078794

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