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Latitude: 54.8123 / 54°48'44"N
Longitude: -2.4408 / 2°26'26"W
OS Eastings: 371769
OS Northings: 546474
OS Grid: NY717464
Mapcode National: GBR CDDS.CP
Mapcode Global: WH91V.G9YM
Entry Name: Library town Hall trustee Savings Bank
Listing Date: 14 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106388
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73116
Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9
Civil Parish: Alston Moor
Built-Up Area: Alston
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Alston Moor
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 7146 ALSTON MOOR FRONT STREET,
ALSTON (South side)
24/56 Town Hall, Library,
& Trustee Savings
Municipal Offices. 1857 by A.B. Higham of Newcastle. Rough-faced snecked
rubble with quoins on chamfered plinth; 1st floor string. Graduated slate roofs
with stone copings, kneelers and corniced stone chimneys. Gothic style.
Asymmetrical north front of 2 storeys with attic; 5 bays. Doorway with pointed
head in ground floor of central tower which carried clock turret. Mullioned and
transomed windows, some under hoodmoulds. Bank entrance at left. Library at
right has large 4-light 1st floor window with cusped heads to lights under
pointed containing arch; flanking niches. Symmetrical 3-bay west return of
similar style with central gabled dormer; similar dormers on main front.
Listing NGR: NY7176946474
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