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placename:- Carnegie Arts Centre
other name:- Carnegie Theatre
locality:- Workington
parish Workington borough, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
arts centre; theatre
coordinates:- NY00202885
10Km square:- NY02

1Km square NY0028

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Carnegie Arts Centre -- Workington -- Workington -- Cumbria / -- 13.5.2011
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Carnegie Arts Centre -- Workington -- Workington -- Cumbria / -- 'AC' -- Andrew Carnegie -- 13.5.2011

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CARNEGIE ARTS CENTRE AND THEATRE / / FINKLE STEET / WORKINGTON / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72267 / NY0019028850
courtesy of English Heritage
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.

placename:- Carnegie Arts Centre and Theatre
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY00192885
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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