CUMBRIAN PUBLIC BUILDINGS

CUMBRIAN SCHOOLS.

 

ALLONBY SCHOOL.

Alston Grammar School

Alston alvin School

 Brunswick School Penrith

Cummersdale

Dalston

Dent National School

Garrigill Girls School

Grasmere School

Greystoke School

Hayton (Brampton)

Hesket New Market

HEVERSHAM OLD GIRLS SCHOOL

Hutton roof School.

KENDAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE.

KESWICK ST JOHN.

Kings Meaburn School

NENTHEAD OLD SCHOOL (VILLAGE HALL)

Parton

Rickerby Boys School.

Threlkeld

Ulverston Infants.

West Newton

 Wigton

Winton School

READING ROOM

Allonby

Calthwaite

Great Corby

MILNTHORPE

Renwick

Tindale

SUNDAY SCHOOLS

LOW ROW WESLEYAN

Keswick Primative Methodist. 

Wythop

PARISH ROOMS

St. Michael's Workington

CUMBRIAN POLICE STATIONS

Ambleside

BRAMPTON

Cockermouth

MILNTHORPE

 Patterdale

LIBRARYS

 Sedbergh

 KESWICK

MASONIC HALLS

Cockermouth.

VILLAGE HALLS

 

Allonby 

Armathwaite.

CULGAITH

LOW ROW.

Millbeck village hall.

NENTHEAD VILLAGE HALL (OLD SCHOOL) 

PARKIN HALL POOLEY BRIDGE.

Ravenglass

Threlkeld 

TEMPERANCE HALLS

Kirkby Stephen

MARKETS

AMBLESIDE

Kirkby Stephen Butter Market

CLUBS ETC

Dufton Conservative Club.

 

MUSEUMS 

 

KESWICK MUSEUM

 

PARKS.

 

KESWICK PARK

 

HOSPITALS AND HOMES.

 

WILSON MEMORIAL HOMES BRAMPTON.

 

 TOLL HOUSES

EGREMONT

 

 

CUMBRIAN SCHOOL DATE STONES

 

RICKERBY BOYS SCHOOL, CARLISLE.

 

 

 

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DALSTON NATIONAL SCHOOL.

 

 

 

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CALDBECK SCHOOL BOARD HESKET NEW MARKET SCHOOL

 

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CUMMERSDALE SCHOOL.

 

 

 

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DENT NATIONAL SCHOOL

 

 

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ALSTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

 

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This building has now been converted to the local fire station.

 

 

ALSTON SALVIN SCHOOL

 

 

 

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 WINTON SCHOOL

 

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 This stone commemorates the high and mighty of the local community.

 

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 Not quite sure what the relevance of this inscription is.

 KINGS MEABURN SCHOOL

 

 

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The mason who carved this tablet certainly showed off his range of different scripts.

SAINT MATTHEW'S SCHOOL WEST NEWTON

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GARRIGILL GIRLS SCHOOL

 

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NENTHEAD SCHOOL

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Built by the London Lead Company to repalce an earlier school and is now used as the Village Hall.

 

ULVERSTON INFANTS.

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 KESWICK, ST. JOHNS.

 

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WIGTON

 

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GRASMERE SCHOOL.

 

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 HUTTON ROOF SCHOOL

 

HUTTONROOF-SCHOOL1    HUTTONROOF-SHOOL2

 

 

 

PARTON SCHOOL.

 

 

 partonschooldate   partonschool

 

 

Originally the girl's school. The boy;s was across the road in now what is the village hall.

 

GREYSTOKE SCHOOL 

 

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KENDAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE

 

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BRUNSWICK SCHOOL.

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brunswick-school

 

 

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ALLONBY SCHOOL.

 

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This school was originally paid for by Thomas Richardson, Stamford Hall, Middlesex.

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OLD GIRLS SCHOOL, HEVERSHAM.

Built from slobbered rubble walls with stone dressings. Graduated green slate roof with stone ridges. Single storey.

Built by James J Gandy of Kendal work started in the churchyard without permission, eventually it was allowed if it was fenced off from the churchyard. Land adjacent to the churchyard was donated by George Wilson of Dallam Towers for a school house the cost of building which was covered by the Honorable Mrs Howard.

 

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HAYTON SCHOOL (BRAMPTON)

 

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THRELKELD SCHOOL

 

READING ROOMS ETC.

 

Reading rooms were often built in villages etc. by either the major local landowner or the major employer. The idea was to help improve adult education by supplying a selection of books usually on  a 'self help' basis. Similar buildings were occasionally called institutes.

TINDALE READING ROOMS (Now a private dwelling)

 

 

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CALTHWAITE READING ROOMS

 

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RENWICK READING ROOMS

 

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GREAT CORBY READING ROOM. (NOW THE VILLAGE HALL)

 

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Built by subscription in 1877.

 

 ALLONBY OLD READING ROOMS

 

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 Milnthorpe  Reading Rooms.

 

 

 

SUNDAY SCHOOLS

 

 

WYTHOP SUNDAY SCHOOL

 

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 This tablet may just commemorate Quenn Victoria's Jubillee rather than the building date. Although it school may have been built as a commemoration of the event.

 

 

Keswick Primative Methodist Sunday School.

 

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The Sunday School is attached to the back of the Primative Methodist Chapel.

 

LOW ROW WESLYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL.

 

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The sunday school is the wing sticking out towards the road and is attached to the chapel (now a private residence)

PARISH ROOMS

 

St. Michaels, Workington.

 

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POLICE STATIONS

 

Patterdale

 

 

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An inscription on the window lintel.

 

COCKERMOUTH.

 

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AMBLESIDE

 

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BRAMPTON

 

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Original police station behind the old magistrates courts which are now the police station.

 

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Milnthorpe police station. Westmorland County Constabulary.

 

 

 

 

 

CUMBRIAN LIBRARIES

 

Sedbergh Library

 

 

 

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 Keswick old library.

 

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MASONIC HALLS.

 

COCKERMOUTH MASONIC HALL.

 

 

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VILLAGE HALLS

 

Armathwaite

 

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Not a date stone for the building but to commemorate the presentation of the clock.

 

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Ravenglass Village Hall

 allonby-hall-date   allonbyhall

 

Allonby village Hall.

 

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Newton Arlosh Village Hall

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Millbeck Village Hall.

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Parkin Memorial Hall Pooley Bridge.

 

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The Taylor Institute Low Row.  Built by Christopher Taylor as a gift to Nether Denton Parish. 

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Threlkeld Public Rooms 

 

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Culgaith Victoria Institute

 

 

TEMPERANCE HALLS.

 

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Kirkby Stephen Temperance Hall. Not a date stone as such but large numbers on the top.

Statue of Temperance above the door.

 

 

 MARKETS

 

 

 

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Kirkby Stephen Butter Market in  front of the church.

 

Built with the proceeds from the will of John Waller, designed by George Gibson and built by mason William Richardson.

 AMBLESIDE

 

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Picturesque victorian gothic. Built of slate rubble with a gabled street facade. Ground floor arched widows, upper floor has a large cusped window on street side, other s0ides 3 light windows. A square 3 storey tower on SE corner with arcged doorway up a flight of steps. Small belfry type windows with clock in roof gables.

 

CLUBS

 

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 Dufton  Conservative Club. 

 

MUSEUMS

 

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KESWICK MUSUEM.

 

PARKS

 

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KESWICK PARK

 

 

 

HOSPITALS AND HOMES.

 

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Wilson Memorial homes on the Sands at  Brampton.

 

TOLL HOUSES

 datestone egremont toll  egremont toll

Toll house to the north of Egremont.