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placename:- Irish Gate
other name:- Caldewgate
site name:- City Walls
locality:- Carlisle
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
town gate
coordinates:- NY4055
10Km square:- NY45

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 nortward is called the Scotch gate. ...

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

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 193:-
...
"The City of Cairluell ... is walled with a right fair strong wall ... In the wall be three gates Bocher or S. Calden or W. and Richard or N. ...
... The city has three gates, the French, English, and Scotch; ...

placename:- French Gate
other name:- Calden Gate
other name:- West Gate
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Smith 1752

Estate plan, Map of the Soccage Lands at Carlisle, scale about 27 ins to 1 mile, by George Smith, 1752.
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Irish Gate

placename:- Irish Gate
date:- 1752
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

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:- Irish 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.
... there are 3 gates to the town [Carlisle] ... the other the Irish which leads on to White haven and Cokermouth,

placename:- Irish Gate
date:- 1698
period:- 17th century, late
period:- 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 62)

A mistake.
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 0, Cumberland.
English gate
labelled in the position of Irish Gate at Carlisle.

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

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.
Town gate on the left (west) of Carlisle.
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 38, Cumberland.
Irish Gate
at the entrance through the town walls.

placename:- Irish 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 301, Cumberland.
Gate on the town walls.
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:- Caldo Gate
other name:- Irish Gate
date:- 1699
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, The Irish Gate, Carlisle, Cumberland, by W Hetherington, about 1880.
The Irish Gate stands in centre of composition, its studded doors thrown open, adjoined to right by a low sandstone building with a pitched roof. To left stand two townhouses beside which a horse and cart are partially visible. To right a man and woman walk along the pavement in front of the two town houses. Another couple can be seen to the right of the gate.
Based on an original watercolour by Robert Carlyle dated 1791.
signed at bottom right:-
W Hetherington
date:- 1790
period:- 19th century, late

old print:-
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Print, lithograph, The Irish Gate, Carlisle, Cumberland drawn by Matthew Ellis Nutter, 1833, engraved by C Haghe, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, Cumberland, and by Charles Tilt, London, 1835.
Irish Gate stands in centre of composition, its studded doors thrown open, adjoined to right by a low sandstone building with a pitched roof outside which a couple converse. To left of composition stand two townhouses; a couple stand conversing on the doorstep of the left house whilst beside the other a horse and cart pass by. To left of foreground a couple walk along the pavement.
The work was executed as one of a series of 17 copies of works by Robert Carlyle and published by Thurnam as Carlisle in the Olden Time.
inscribed at bottom left on print:-
Drawn by M.E. Nutter, from an Original Sketch.
printed at bottom centre:-
THE IRISH GATE Carlisle, Pubd by Chas Thurnam, - London, Ackerman and Co., Hodgson, Boys and Graves and Chas Tilt 1835.
inscribed at bottom right on print:-
On Stone by C Haghe.

placename:- Irish Gate
date:- 1790
period:- 18th century, late

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, The Irish Gate, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Robert Carlyle snr, 1791.
the Irish Gate stands in centre of composition, its studded doors thrown open, adjoined to right by a low sandstone building with a pitched roof. To left stand two townhouses beside which a horse and cart are partially visible. In centre foreground four figures walk along the cobbled roadway leading towards the Gate; two gentlemen conversing, and a couple who have their backs towards the viewer.
One of a set of 11 original drawings for proposed aquatints The Antiquities of the City of Carlisle, 1791
This is one of 17 of Carlyle's works copied by Matthew Ellis Nutter and published as lithographs in 1835 by Thurnam as Carlisle in the Olden Time
inscribed at bottom centre:-
THE IRISH GATE, CARLISLE.

placename:- Irish Gate
date:- 1790
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, Carlisle from Primrose Bank, Cumberland, drawn by M E Nutter, lithographed by P Gauci, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Ackermann and Co, by Hodgson, Boys, and Graves, and by Charles Tilt, London, 1835.
Included in Carlisle in the Olden Time.
printed at bottom:-
Drawn by M. E. Nutter from the original sketch. / P. Gauci lith. / CARLISLE FROM PRIMROSE BANK. / UPWARDS OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO. / Carlisle, Published by Charles Thurnam. / London. Ackermann & Co. - Hodgson, Boys, and Graves & Charles Tilt. / Printed by Graf & Soret.
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Print, uncoloured lithograph, The Irish Gate, Carlisle, Cumberland, drawn by M E Nutter, lithographed by C Haghe, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, Cumberland, by Ackermann and Co, by Hodgson, Boys, and Graves, and by Charles Tilt, London, 1835.
Included in Carlisle in the Olden Time.
printed at bottom:-
Drawn by M. E. Nutter from an Original Sketch. / On stone by C. Haghe. / THE IRISH GATE. / Carlisle, Pub'd by Chas. Thurnam,- London, Ackermann & Co. Hodgson, Boys, and Graves & Chas. Tilt. 1835.

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

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Prospect of the City of Carlisle, Cumberland, published late 18th century.
Included in The Modern Universal British Traveller. The city has town walls and gates.
printed at top:-
Engraved for The Modern Universal British Traveller
printed at bottom:-
Prospect of the CITY of CARLISLE, in Cumberland.
date:- 1780=1799
period:- 18th century, late

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

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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