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Foresters' Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkby Thore, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6VJCGQ+6G

Entry Name: Foresters' Hall

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423078

ID on this website: 101266079

Location: Kirkby Thore, Westmorland and Furness, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

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

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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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