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 0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council,
Allerdale House,
CA14 3YJ

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Local history and heritage

Workington HallAllerdale has a fascinating history and heritage with a broad range of influences including Roman, maritime and mining. Within Allerdale there are many historic towns and villages and 20 conservation areas outside of the Lake District national park area. Around 1500 buildings in Allerdale are listed as being of special architectural or historic interest.

Keswick Museum is a purpose built Victorian museum featuring a collection that tells the story of the history of Keswick and the surrounding areas of the Lake District with a particular focus on natural sciences. Jane Pit, a 19th century coal mine situated at Workington, is a scheduled ancient monument.

Browse the links below to explore the history and heritage of Allerdale further. 

Carlisle City Council logo   Cumbria County Council

Copeland District Council logo   Eden District Council logo


Contact us

0303 123 1702

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria,
CA14 3YJ