CARNEGIE ARTS CENTRE AND THEATRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1327209
Date first listed:
13-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
CARNEGIE ARTS CENTRE AND THEATRE, FINKLE STEET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CARNEGIE ARTS CENTRE AND THEATRE, FINKLE STEET

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
Workington
National Grid Reference:
NY0020928843

Details

NY 0028 WORKINGTON FINKLE STREET (South side) Workington

10/44 Carnegie Arts Centre and Theatre

II

Library now art centre and theatre. Dated 1904 over original entrance. Rock-faced calciferous sandstone with red sandstone quoins, eaves cornice with modillions, all on large red sandstone plinth. Hipped graduated greenslate roof with red sandstone ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 7 bays, with flanking single-storey, 4-bay wings. 2-storey theatre adjoins to left forming overall L-shape. Double panelled doors in eared architrave under console-bracketed hood. Window left of entrance is in a blocked dated doorway. Sash windows with glazing bars in red sandstone architraves, those on ground-floor with arched heads and false keystones. Window over entrance is under large segmental pediment with Latin inscription. Wings have sash windows in red sandstone surrounds. Theatre has C20 ground-floor doorways and windows in original architraves. Principal entrance has alternate-block surround under Venetian window and gable niche. Left return wall has blocked windows, 2 with round arches. Roof has prominent lead and stucco cupola. Rear brick extensions are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY0020928843

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
72267
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

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