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A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8956 / 54°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.9329 / 2°55'58"W

OS Eastings: 340262

OS Northings: 556049

OS Grid: NY402560

Mapcode National: GBR 7CYT.TV

Mapcode Global: WH802.X6JT

Entry Name: Dispensary

Listing Date: 23 April 1981

Last Amended: 11 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386663

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

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 Cuthbert with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/8/80 (North side)
23/04/81 Dispensary
(Formerly Listed as:
Former Dispensary)


Dispensary, now unoccupied. Dated and inscribed on frieze
DISPENSARY 1857; by John Hodgson of Carlisle. Calciferous
sandstone ashlar on squared plinth with modillioned eaves
cornice. Slate roof (not visible from the ground) with coped
gables; original ridge brick chimney stacks with moulded stone
2 storeys, 4 bays. Left panelled door and overlight in
pedimented pilastered doorcase. Sash windows in stone
architraves, under pediments on ground floor. Has central
eye-level inscribed stone plaque recording the founding of the
dispensary in 1782 and the renovation of this building in
1934. INTERIOR not inspected.
Carlisle Journal, 26 March 1858 refers to the opening of this
building; The plans dated 1857 are in Cumbria County Record
Office, CA/E4/2698. For history see WP Honeyman (1982). For
illustration see, Journal of the North West Civic Trust,
Spring 1985.
(Carlisle Journal: 26 March 1857; Honeyman, Dr.WP: A History
of the Carlisle Dispensary: 1982; Journal of the North West
Civic Trust: Spring 1985: P.27).

Listing NGR: NY4026256049

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