READING ROOM, ADJOINING WEST END OF IVY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1144971
Date first listed:
14-May-1984
Statutory Address:
READING ROOM, ADJOINING WEST END OF IVY HOUSE, NENTHEAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
READING ROOM, ADJOINING WEST END OF IVY HOUSE, NENTHEAD

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 78144 43736

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
73135
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.

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Date: 27 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15412/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoffrey Cole. Source Historic England Archive
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