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Library Town Hall Trustee Savings Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Alston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8123 / 54°48'44"N

Longitude: -2.4408 / 2°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 371769

OS Northings: 546474

OS Grid: NY717464

Mapcode National: GBR CDDS.CP

Mapcode Global: WH91V.G9YM

Plus Code: 9C6VRH65+WM

Entry Name: Library Town Hall Trustee Savings Bank

Listing Date: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73116

Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Alston Moor

Built-Up Area: Alston

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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ALSTON (South side)

24/56 Town Hall, Library,
& Trustee Savings


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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