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placename:- English Gate
site name:- City Walls
locality:- Carlisle
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
town gate
coordinates:- NY40185561
10Km square:- NY45
Built 1542 to take on the function of Bochard Gate which had become part of the new Citadel.
English Gate is often plotted on maps at the Bochard Gate location.

1Km square NY4055

descriptive text:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
Page 27:-
... [Carlisle] hath three entrances by gates, strongly fortified; that to the west is called the English gate, one to the south is called the Irish gate, and another northward is called the Scotch gate. ...

date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 261)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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The Egremont road shown entering Carlisle by Irish Gate; English Gate to right

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 94)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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Drawn in the town walls, the road entering by English Gate.

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 161)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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English Gate

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 232)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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English Gate
Mile 69.

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

descriptive text:- Fiennes 1698

Travel book, manuscript record of Journeys through England including parts of the Lake District, by Celia Fiennes, 1698.
... you enter [Carlisle] over the bridge and double gates which are iron-grates and lined with a case of doores of thick timber; there are 3 gates to the town one called the English gate at which I entred, ...
date:- 1698
period:- 17th century, late
period:- 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 86)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 69, Cumberland.
English Gate
the gate arch drawn over the road.

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 39, Cumberland.
English Gate
through the town walls on the right (south east) of the town.

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 300, Cumberland.
enter Carlisle by:-
English gate

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

source:- Ogilby 1699 (edn 1712)

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page 72
... Carlile ... having 3 Gates, viz. the Caldo or Irish-Gate, Bother or English-Gate, and Rickard or Scotch-Gate.

placename:- Bother Gate
other name:- English Gate
date:- 1699
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, The English Gate, Carlisle, Cumberland, by W Hetherington, about 1880.
View of the English Gate in the centre of the composition with Carlisle Gaol to the right and buildings to the left. A chimney produces smoke from a building beyond the Gate. A small building has been erected on top of the English Gate. A man draws a horse and cart in the foreground.
Based on original watercolour by Robert Carlyle dated 1791.
signed at bottom right:-
W Hetherington
date:- 1790
period:- 19th century, late

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, The English Gate and Gaol, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Robert Carlyle snr, 1791.
Courtyard framed on two sides by English Gate to rear and the jail, which stands at right angles to it, to right. In centre foreground stand four figures; a lady and three gentlemen. To far right of composition a man walks past, reading a pamphlet (?) as he walks; a dead rabbit hangs limply from his right hand. To left, an elderly man approaches the doorway of the building which stands opposite the jail. Wooded landscape lies beyond.
One of a set of 11 original drawings for proposed aquatints The Antiquities of the City of Carlisle, 1791
inscribed at bottom centre:-
The ENGLISH GATE and GAOL, CARLISLE.

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1791
period:- 18th century, late

old print:- Thurnam 1835

Set of prints, lithographs, with descriptive text, Carlisle in the Olden Time, drawings by M E Nutter et al, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Ackermann and Co and others, London, 1835.
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Print, uncoloured lithograph, The English Gate and Old Gaol, Carlisle, Cumberland, drawn by M E Nutter, lithographed by Giles, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Ackermann and Co, by Hodgson, Boys, and Graves, and by Charles Tilt, London, 1835.
Printed by Graf and Soret.
Included in Carlisle in the Olden Time.
printed at bottom:-
Drawn by M. E. Nutter. / Giles lith. / THE ENGLISH GATE & OLD GAOL. / Published by Charles Thurnam. / London. Ackermann & Co. - Hodgson, Boys, and Graves & Charles Tilt. / Printed by Graf & Soret.

placename:- English Gate
date:- 1835
period:- 19th century, early

notes gateway, demolished
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustration

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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