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Latitude: 54.6448 / 54°38'41"N
Longitude: -3.5479 / 3°32'52"W
OS Eastings: 300209
OS Northings: 528843
OS Grid: NY002288
Mapcode National: GBR 3GNQ.PR
Mapcode Global: WH5YP.GJR2
Entry Name: Carnegie Arts Centre and Theatre
Listing Date: 13 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72267
Location: Workington, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA14
Civil Parish: Workington
Built-Up Area: Workington
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Workington St John
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 0028 WORKINGTON FINKLE STREET (South
10/44 Carnegie Arts Centre
Library now art centre and theatre. Dated 1904 over original entrance.
Rock-faced calciferous sandstone with red sandstone quoins, eaves cornice with
modillions, all on large red sandstone plinth. Hipped graduated greenslate roof
with red sandstone ashlar chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 7 bays, with flanking
single-storey, 4-bay wings. 2-storey theatre adjoins to left forming overall
L-shape. Double panelled doors in eared architrave under console-bracketed
hood. Window left of entrance is in a blocked dated doorway. Sash windows with
glazing bars in red sandstone architraves, those on ground-floor with arched
heads and false keystones. Window over entrance is under large segmental
pediment with Latin inscription. Wings have sash windows in red sandstone
surrounds. Theatre has C20 ground-floor doorways and windows in original
architraves. Principal entrance has alternate-block surround under Venetian
window and gable niche. Left return wall has blocked windows, 2 with round
arches. Roof has prominent lead and stucco cupola. Rear brick extensions are
not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY0020928843
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