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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
Entry Name: Royal Oak Hotel
Listing Date: 2 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144667
English Heritage Legacy ID: 71802
Location: Keswick, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
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
KESWICK STATION STREET
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
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