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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1358594
English Heritage Legacy ID: 201908
Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London, W6
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
TQ 2378 SHEPHERDS BUSH ROAD W6
12.12.80 Carnegie Central Library
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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