Archive for the ‘IMAGES OF THE LIBRARY’ Category

A View of the Adult Library at Torridon Road

February 12, 2009

dscn5996

Advertisements

Torridon Road Library Commemorative Plaque

January 20, 2009

This plaque commemorative is in the foyer of Torridon Road Library.  It commemorates the opening of the library on the 30th November 1907.

dscn5860

Plans of Torridon Road Library

January 19, 2009

Elevation, section and ground plan from The Building News, March 3rd, 1907.

11

 

Floor plan (detail from The Building News, March 3rd 1907)21

Images of Torridon Library

January 19, 2009

 Torridon Road Library was officially opened on the 30th November 1907.  Below are some photos/pictures of the library.  The first three are courtesy of the Local History and Archive Centre.  The fourth was taken by a member of staff at the library.

31

c.1905

 

1

From The Building News, March 3rd, 1907.

 

2

c. 1950

 

1

January 2009

Exterior Features of the Library

January 16, 2009

The library building has many ornamental features on its exterior.  See below for some examples.

dscn58661

 

dscn5872

dscn5869

dscn5868

dscn58671

dscn5873

The Dome at Torridon Road Library

January 16, 2009

One of the most impressive architectural features in Torridon Road Library is the dome. 

dscn5846

dscn5844

dscn5739

Capitals in Torridon Road Library

January 16, 2009

Torridon Road library has many outstanding architectural features.  The capitals (ornamental features on top of the pilasters) are no exception.  See below for some images.

captial1

dscn58321

dscn5835

Windows in Torridon Road Library

January 16, 2009

Torridon Road Library has a varied range of windows on its premises.  Below are some examples.

window1

dscn5853

window3

windows4

Sandhurst Junior School Displays

January 16, 2009

Below are a series of displays put together by Sandhurst Juniors and an artist working for Lewisham Arts Service.  Many people coming into the library comment on them favourably. 

dscn5831

dis1

 dis2

dis3

dscn5830