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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.


List entry Number: 1144667



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Keswick

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71802

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KESWICK STATION STREET 1. -------------- 5161 NY 2623 1/49 Royal Oak Hotel 2.10.51. II GV

2. Late C18 and 1909. 3 storeys, the ground floor of scored stucco, pebbledashed above. Main Street front has 2 shouldered-arched entrances with Gibbs surrounds, 7 windows without glazing bars, bands. Station Street front of older part has 2 stair windows, otherwise 3 windows each floor. Extension to right (east) dated 1909-10, also 3 storeys, with slate ground floor, dated over doorway and on rainwater-heads; gables, 4 canted oriels, stone doorway with large round hood, 12 windows including wing at right angles on east end, mostly 4-light casements with wood mullions and transoms, and some original ornamental glazing. This was the main coaching inn of Keswick, and the meeting place for poets. Sir Walter Scott wrote part of "Bridal of Triermain" here. Lord Tennyson and R L Stevenson visited, also John Peel. Interior has cornices.

Listing NGR: NY2670323416

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National Grid Reference: NY2670323416


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