Pear Tree library, Derby

Brief description

Built in 1913, the architect was CB Sherwin. The interior of the building was gutted and refurbished in the early 1980’s but retains some of the original features.

Current status: Still open as a public library, run by Derby City Council (2017)

  • Year grant given (if known):
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  • Year opened (and by who – if known): 1916

Photo of library today (2017):


Old photo of library (postcard):

Nothing in my collection yet


Yes, during our holiday in the Peak District in August 2017. We briefly popped into Derby to meet a train, but unfortunately as it was Sunday, the library was closed.

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