LIBRARY TOWN HALL TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1106388
Date first listed:
14-May-1984
Statutory Address:
LIBRARY, FRONT STREET
Statutory Address:
TOWN HALL, FRONT STREET
Statutory Address:
TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK, FRONT STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of LIBRARY
TOWN HALL
TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK
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Location

Statutory Address:
LIBRARY, FRONT STREET
Statutory Address:
TOWN HALL, FRONT STREET
Statutory Address:
TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK, FRONT STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Cumbria
District:
Eden (District Authority)
Parish:
Alston Moor
National Grid Reference:
NY 71769 46474

Details

NY 7146 ALSTON MOOR FRONT STREET, ALSTON (South side)

24/56 Town Hall, Library, & Trustee Savings Bank

G.V. II 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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
73116
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing