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Latitude: 54.6256 / 54°37'32"N
Longitude: -2.5612 / 2°33'40"W
OS Eastings: 363865
OS Northings: 525749
OS Grid: NY638257
Mapcode National: GBR BGKY.9M
Mapcode Global: WH92K.MZLV
Entry Name: Foresters' Hall
Listing Date: 12 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1266079
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423078
Location: Kirkby Thore, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
Civil Parish: Kirkby Thore
Built-Up Area: Kirkby Thore
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Kirkby Thore St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 62 NW KIRKBY THORE
2/78 Foresters' Hall
Originally a single storey reading room built in 1832, 1st floor hall was added
for the Foresters in 1844. Coursed rubble, wet-dashed, with corner pilasters.
Graduated slate roof with stone end chimneys (north end blocked at ridge
level). 2-storey, 3-bay front has plank door to left and 2 sashes with
inscription on rectangular panel : ERECTED BY SUBSCRIPTION 1832 scientia
millaeres est praestantior. Sash at either end of 1st floor with plank loading
door to left of centre. 2nd rectangular panel above 1st, with foliate
decoration to corners, has dated inscription in an oval frame: FORESTERS HALL
No. 844 AD 1844 UNITAS BENEVOLENTIA ET CONCORDIA; life-size sculpted deer's head
above panel. North wall has central plank door to ground floor. All openings
have stone surrounds.
Listing NGR: NY6386525749
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