Workington Hall. Cumbria - The Hall was the hereditary seat of the Curwen family, the lords of the manor in Workington, right up until 1929. In 1568 the Hall was the final refuge for Mary Queen of Scots before her imprisonment and eventual execution. During the Second World War the hall was billeted and suffered a fire. Since then it has become a classified ruin.
April 10th 1968 9K Bolton mpd Looking very respectable considering the date, Stanier Black 5 4-6-0 44829 stands outside the depot at Bolton. This engine, built in 1944, served at many depots including Bristol Barrrow Road, Toton, Monument Lane, Bushbury, Holyhead, Saltley, Crewe South and Workington before arriving at Bolton during January 1968. Behind is Hudswell Clarke shunter D2516, formerly of Workington, awaiting removal to C.F. Booths Ref B1-19
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Keswick is a market town and civil parish within the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England. It had a population of 4,984, according to the 2001 census, and is situated just north of Derwent Water, and a short distance from Bassenthwaite Lake, both in the Lake District National Park. Keswick is on the A66 road linking Workington and Penrith, as well as the A591 road, linking it to Windermere, Kendal and to Carlisle (via the A595 road).
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