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LIBRARY TOWN HALL TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK

List Entry Summary

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

Name: LIBRARY TOWN HALL TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK

List entry Number: 1106388

Location

LIBRARY, FRONT STREET
TOWN HALL, FRONT STREET
TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK, FRONT STREET

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alston Moor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73116

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NY 71769 46474

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