List number: 1218473
List grade: 2
Grid ref: SD2290574173

Former Library Building, Dalton-in-Furness


The former public library on Nelson Street in Dalton-in-Furness opened in 1903. It was built for Dalton-in-Furness Urban Council with funding from Andrew Carnegie and the building is inscribed with "Carnegie Free Library 1903". In late 2016, the library was relocated to Dalton Community Centre ("Drill Hall"), also on Nelson Street. The former library is a Grade II listed building.

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Children's section in Dalton library

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DALTON PUBLIC LIBRARY - List Entry
- "Library. Dated 1903. For Dalton-in-Furness Urban Council; patron Andrew Carnegie. Snecked limestone with red ashlar sandstone dressings, graduated slate roof. 3 storeys and attic; 1:3 bays, bay 1 set ...

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