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place:- Carlisle: Abbey, The, 4
locality:- Carlisle
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY399559
10Km square:- NY35
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NY3955


Carlisle: Abbey, The, 4 -- Carlisle -- Carlisle -- Cumbria / -- 17.9.2012

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
/ 4 / / CARLISLE / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 386601 / NY3992955870
courtesy of English Heritage
Prebendal house and offices. 1859-1863 with 1896 additions. Coarsed red sandstone blocks on chamfered plinth with flush quoins and string course. Graduated greenslate roofs with coped gables and kneelers; red sandstone ridge and end chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with 3-bay returns and rear 2-bay extension. The left bay projects and is gabled; ground floor 3-light mullioned and transomed window and similar 2-light window above, both under hoodmoulds. Central plank door in pointed arch with 2-light overlight under hoodmould; 2-light mullioned window above. 2-storey squared bay window at right under gable with 3-light mullioned and transomed windows. The returns have some canted bay windows and other windows similar to facade. Part of the rear of the building is now used as offices.
INTERIOR: the cellars beneath this building, of sandstone with brick vaulting, are contemporary with the house and are not medieval as thought by some writers. Asquith's Survey of Carlisle 1853 shows that no building was on this site then, orders for its building were given in 1859 and Brown (1951), says "the new house near St Cuthberts Church was only completed in 1863". Building plans for the rear extension are in Cumbria County Record Office, Ca/E4/12807. (Brown JW: Round Carlisle Cross: 1951-: P.221).
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY399559
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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