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placename:- Alston Town Hall
locality:- Alston
parish Alston Moor parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
town hall
coordinates:- NY71774649
10Km square:- NY74

1Km square NY7146

photograph

Alston Town Hall (?) -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- 23.4.2011

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
TOWN HALL / / FRONT STREET / ALSTON MOOR / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73116 / NY7176946474
courtesy of English Heritage
Municipal Offices. 1857 by A.B. Higham of Newcastle. Rough-faced snecked rubble with quoins on chamfered plinth; 1st floor string. Graduated slate roofs with stone copings, kneelers and corniced stone chimneys. Gothic style. Asymmetrical north front of 2 storeys with attic; 5 bays. Doorway with pointed head in ground floor of central tower which carried clock turret. Mullioned and transomed windows, some under hoodmoulds. Bank entrance at left. Library at right has large 4-light 1st floor window with cusped heads to lights under pointed containing arch; flanking niches. Symmetrical 3-bay west return of similar style with central gabled dormer; similar dormers on main front.

placename:- Town Hall
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY71764647
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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