NY0028 : Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre, Workington

taken 8 years ago, near to Workington, Cumbria, Great Britain

Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre, Workington
Carnegie Theatre and Arts Centre, Workington
The theatre was originally a hall, and the arts centre was a library, opened in 1904. This is recorded on a plaque LinkExternal link inside the arts centre, part of which is now used as a community cafe (brilliant chips).
The library and hall were "built by the munificence of Andrew Carnegie...who gave 7,500 for the purpose". Carnegie was a Scot who became a steel magnate in the USA, later donating vast sums for philanthropic work LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . This included the building of some 3,000 libraries in the English-speaking world.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 August, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 October, 2010
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Arts centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 0019 2886 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.6963N 3:32.8922W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 0018 2887
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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