button to main menu   Old Cumbria Gazetteer
place:- Abbey, Carlisle
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY39915590
10Km square:- NY35
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY3955

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
THE ABBEY / 1 / / CARLISLE / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 386598 / NY3991455904
courtesy of English Heritage
Prebendal house. Probably late C17 and C18 with extensive C19 alterations; some C20 demolition of rear extensions. Flemish bond brickwork with light headers on chamfered plinth (all dressings of red sandstone, partly painted); angle brick pilasters. Graduated greenslate roof, partly sandstone flags at rear; C19 end brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays, with rear right-angle left extension forming overall L-shape. Originally 2 houses, now one. Off-centre panelled door and overlight in bolection surround with pulvinated frieze. Segmental-headed sash window over door and for stair window to right (with glazing bars). Further right, sash windows in brick reveals with flat brick arches. At the extreme left and right are full height bay windows, that at left is squared and of red sandstone under gable; that at right is canted under a pent roof. The right return wall and rear is partly of red sandstone and is earlier than the facade. The left return and extension have sash and canted bay windows.
INTERIOR not inspected.
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY39915590
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

button to lakes menu  Lakes Guides menu.