Bancroft Memorial Library

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Bancroft Memorial Library
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Bancroft Memorial Library is located in Massachusetts
Bancroft Memorial Library
Bancroft Memorial Library is located in the US
Bancroft Memorial Library
Location Hopedale, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°7′49″N 71°32′30″W / 42.13028°N 71.54167°W / 42.13028; -71.54167Coordinates: 42°7′49″N 71°32′30″W / 42.13028°N 71.54167°W / 42.13028; -71.54167
Architect C. Walker Howard
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 99000188 [1]
Added to NRHP February 12, 1999

Bancroft Memorial Library is a historic library at 50 Hopedale Street in Hopedale, Massachusetts.

The library was donated to the town in 1898 by Joseph Bubier Bancroft, in memory of his wife Sylvia. Bancroft was an executive with the Draper Company, the Town's principal industry.[2] The building was designed by Boston architect C. Howard Walker of the firm Walker & Kimball. It is constructed of Milford granite, and was modeled after Merton College Chapel at Oxford.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Joseph B. Bancroft
  3. ^ FAQS