Tyne and Wear HER(6322): Elswick, Elswick Road, Stephenson Library

  • Description

    "Shown on 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map. Now a housing office. Known locally as the Stephenson building. Sir W.H. Stephenson (1836-1918) presented the building to the City in 1896 as its first branch library. It became West End Leisure and Learning in 1984. Described in 1895 as having a refreshment room, committee room, ladies reading room, general reading room...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/6322
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 10 months ago
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