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Royal Oak Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Keswick, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6006 / 54°36'2"N

Longitude: -3.1361 / 3°8'9"W

OS Eastings: 326703

OS Northings: 523416

OS Grid: NY267234

Mapcode National: GBR 6HJ7.VL

Mapcode Global: WH706.SMTH

Plus Code: 9C6RJV27+6H

Entry Name: Royal Oak Hotel

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71802

Location: Keswick, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Keswick

Built-Up Area: Keswick

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Keswick St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

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NY 2623 1/49 Royal Oak Hotel

Late C18 and 1909. 3 storeys, the ground floor of scored stucco, pebbledashed
above. Main Street front has 2 shouldered-arched entrances with Gibbs surrounds,
7 windows without glazing bars, bands. Station Street front of older part has
2 stair windows, otherwise 3 windows each floor. Extension to right (east)
dated 1909-10, also 3 storeys, with slate ground floor, dated over doorway and
on rainwater-heads; gables, 4 canted oriels, stone doorway with large round
hood, 12 windows including wing at right angles on east end, mostly 4-light
casements with wood mullions and transoms, and some original ornamental glazing.
This was the main coaching inn of Keswick, and the meeting place for poets.
Sir Walter Scott wrote part of "Bridal of Triermain" here. Lord Tennyson and
R L Stevenson visited, also John Peel. Interior has cornices.

Listing NGR: NY2670323416

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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