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15, Portland Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8921 / 54°53'31"N

Longitude: -2.9278 / 2°55'40"W

OS Eastings: 340588

OS Northings: 555661

OS Grid: NY405556

Mapcode National: GBR 7CZW.Y3

Mapcode Global: WH803.093G

Entry Name: 15, Portland Square

Listing Date: 16 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386831

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/11/235 (South side)
16/12/87 No.15


House now offices. Dated 1881 on panel. Calciferous sandstone
ashlar on moulded plinth, with eaves cornice. Mansard
greenslate roof with original wooden gabled dormers and C20
boxed dormers; C20 railings around roof apex. Rear ashlar
chimney stacks.
2 and a half storeys, 3 bays with basement; 5-bay return on
Alfred Street South, in overall L-shape; double-depth plan.
Central panelled door and fanlight in round-arched
fluted-pilaster porch with frieze and quatrefoil panels.
Flanking squared bay windows, mullioned and transomed of 3
lights; 2 lights over entrance. The return has a 2-light
squared bay window at right of large full-height stair window,
left single 2- and 3-light mullioned and transomed windows,
all under hoodmoulds.
INTERIOR has some panelled doors; moulded plaster ceiling
cornices. Wooden staircase has turned and fretted balusters;
newel posts are turned and carved. Segmental plaster hall
arches. Windows in principal rooms are within fluted wooden

Listing NGR: NY4058855661

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