Stiffleaf

Stiffleaf

Posted on 09/01/2014


Photo taken on August 31, 2014



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london
bethnal green
c19
darby
tower hamlets
c20
asylum
library
hospital
tolley


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bethnal green library, london

bethnal green library, london
built as the male wing of bethnal house lunatic asylum in 1896, prob. by james tolley jnr., converted into a borough library in 1922 by a.e. darby, who added the entrance with its terracotta details and lettering, now badly disfigured by later signage and a security gate.

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