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1901 – Passmore Edwards Library, Bow, London

Architect: S.B. Russell

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Largely completed as illustrated, although some of the more decorative elements such as the plaque on the gable and the cupola were never finished. “This building is in the Roman-road, Bow, opposite the public baths, on a comer site measuring 72ft. Gin. by 35ft., and is intended to serve as a branch library in the Poplar borough . For the protection of the building a high salt-glazed brick base is provided, the materials above being Portland stone and red bricks. The construction throughout_ is fire-resisting. Messrs. Kingerley and Sons, of Oxford, have erected the- building, at a cost of about 11,000, from the designs and under the superintendence of Mr. S. B. Russell, architect, 11, Gray’s Inn-square, W.C.”