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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: NEW HALL LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1379299

Location

NEW HALL LIBRARY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityCamdenLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 478668

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History

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Details

CAMDEN

TQ3081SE LINCOLN'S INN 798-1/106/1041 (West side) 24/10/51 New Hall Library

GV II*

Library. c1843-5. By Philip Hardwick and PC Hardwick, with JL Pearson. Enlarged at east end 1871-3 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Red brick with blue diapers and stone dressings. Lead roof. Tudor style. Rectangular plan of 8 bays 2 storeys, at right angle to New Inn Hall (qv), using the same entrance. 3-light windows separated by stone dressed buttresses topped with stone finials rising through the embattled parapet. East and west gabled elevations with 2 storey canted, traceried, bay-windows. Octagonal turrets at north-west and south-east corners, that at south-east corner with glazed look-out and spire. Tall, decorative brick chimneys. INTERIOR: stone-faced with wooden open truss roof with pendentives and cast-iron galleries for shelves on 3 levels.



Listing NGR: TQ3090781433

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30914 81435

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