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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144971
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73135
Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9
Civil Parish: Alston Moor
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Alston Moor
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 74 SE
Reading room, adjoining west end of Ivy House
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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