Andrew Carnegie offered £1,500 to Tinsley Urban District Council in 1903. The site was given by Earl Fitzwilliam, and the architects were Messrs Holmes & Walson of Sheffield. Designed in the renaissance style, it was faced in local pressed bricks and Grenoside stone dressings.
Current status: Boarded up when we visited in 2009, can’t find out what its current status is – if anyone local can let me know, please leave a comment (2016)
- Year grant given (if known):
- Amount of grant: £1,500
- Year opened (and by who – if known): 8 June 1905
Photo of library today (2009):
Old photo of library (postcard):
Yes, in 2009, when it was boarded up (having been a childrens centre)