Two local sites grade II listed by Historic England
The Herald|December 15, 2021
LIBRARY AND OLD HORSE TRAMWAY SITE PROTECTED

A POST-war library building in Saltash and a horse tramway building on the banks of the Tamar are among almost 300 sites across the country to be newly protected by Historic England.

Saltash Library and Tyrwhitt's Wharf in Buckland Monachorum have both been Grade II listed, meaning they will be protected for future generations.

Saltash Library was one of five new libraries built by Cornwall County Council in the post-war years to provide a service under local authority management with new, modern libraries. They all survive, and Saltash is the second to be listed.

Experts say it is a striking example of post-war library design by a forward-looking architect, having been designed by Royston Summers (19312012) and Cornwall County Architect F K Hicklin in 1961 and opened in 1963.

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