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Local Government Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Cleator Moor, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5212 / 54°31'16"N

Longitude: -3.5163 / 3°30'58"W

OS Eastings: 301953

OS Northings: 515049

OS Grid: NY019150

Mapcode National: GBR 3JW5.J1

Mapcode Global: WH5Z8.YMRB

Entry Name: Local Government Offices

Listing Date: 6 December 1973

Last Amended: 9 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76111

Location: Cleator Moor, Copeland, Cumbria, CA25

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Cleator Moor

Built-Up Area: Cleator Moor

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Cleator Moor St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

end) Cleator Moor

5/16 Local Government
6.12.73 (formerly listed as
Old Library)


Local Government Offices, incorporating Public Offices/Market Hall (facing High
Street) erected 1879, and Free Library (facing Jacktrees Road) established
1894. The former of coursed, squared rubble on chamfered plinth; rough-dressed
except for architraves and carved details. Strings, and eaves cornice;
pilasters terminate in eaves band. Hipped, graduated slate roof with corniced
stone chimneys and moulded cast-iron gutter. Symmetrical; single tall storey
with cellars, 5 bays. Dog-leg steps up to central panelled door and
semicircular fanlight in architrave with diapered soffit; cast-iron lamp bracket
above. Doorcase has polished granite columns carrying pediment. 2 tall sashes
in architraves to either side, with panel below sill; blocked 2-light mullioned
windows to cellar. Free Library similar construction and articulation but less
decorative; FREE LIBRARY carved in sans-serif on frieze.

Listing NGR: NY0195315049

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