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Reading Room, Adjoining West End of Ivy House

A Grade II Listed Building in Alston Moor, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.788 / 54°47'16"N

Longitude: -2.3414 / 2°20'28"W

OS Eastings: 378144

OS Northings: 543736

OS Grid: NY781437

Mapcode National: GBR DF22.WD

Mapcode Global: WH91X.0XB9

Entry Name: Reading Room, Adjoining West End of Ivy House

Listing Date: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73135

Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Alston Moor

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 74 SE
7/75

ALSTON MOOR
NENTHEAD
Reading room, adjoining west end of Ivy House

G.V.

II

Reading room built by London Lead Company in 1855 and enlarged in 1859.
Coursed, squared rubble with curved south-west corner. Graduated stone flag
roof has stone coping and corniced chimney to west end. Single storey. Plank
door under outshut porch on north side; south and west sides each have 2 sashes
with glazing bars in stone surrounds. Panel above windows on west side
inscribed LEAD COMPANY'S WORKMEN'S READING ROOM.


Listing NGR: NY7814443736

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