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Keswick Industrial Arts

A Grade II Listed Building in Keswick, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6035 / 54°36'12"N

Longitude: -3.1431 / 3°8'35"W

OS Eastings: 326256

OS Northings: 523752

OS Grid: NY262237

Mapcode National: GBR 6HH6.BJ

Mapcode Global: WH706.PKH6

Entry Name: Keswick Industrial Arts

Listing Date: 15 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71878

Location: Keswick, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Keswick

Built-Up Area: Keswick

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Crosthwaite St Kentigern

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

KESWICK MAIN STREET
1. -----------
5161 Keswick Industrial Arts
NY 2623 1/60
II

2.
Industrial Arts and Crafts Centre. 1893, architect unknown. Snecked stone
with Westmorland slate roofs. L-shape plan, local vernacular style. 2 storeys
with attic storey to front elevation and single storey workshops attached
at the rear. Main entrance bay 3 of the first floor reached by attached
spiral stair leading to 4-bay plain wooden verandah. Front facade has painted
wooden inscription above (altered) 3-bay window at ground floor reading:
'The loving eye and patient hand, shall work with joy and bless the land'.
1st floor has 2 32-pane windows and half-glazed door set back at verandah
level with long roof dormer above. Facade completed by 2 storey gable fronted
end, with 2 windows at ground level and a canted bay window on brackets above.
The front gable, side gable and double rear gables all hung with Westmorland
slates to base of roof line. Rear elevation of 2 storeys has 6-light, canted,
2nd floor bay window. Interior not inspected. Included for historical
association with the founder. Canon Rawnsley, patron of Beatrix Potter and
founder of the National Trust, who established Keswick Industrial Arts in
1883.


Listing NGR: NY2625623752

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