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Cumbria College of Art and Design the Cottage and Homeacres Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9068 / 54°54'24"N

Longitude: -2.931 / 2°55'51"W

OS Eastings: 340406

OS Northings: 557297

OS Grid: NY404572

Mapcode National: GBR 7CZP.7T

Mapcode Global: WH7ZW.YXGQ

Entry Name: Cumbria College of Art and Design the Cottage and Homeacres Cottage

Listing Date: 11 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386636

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanwix Urban

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/4/59 (North side)
Cumbria College of Art and Design -
The Cottage and Homeacres Cottage


Reform school, now part of college. 1854 for George Head Head
of Rickerby with later extensions to rear. English garden wall
bond brickwork without plinth; dressings of calciferous
sandstone. Steeply-pitched graduated greenslate roof with
skylight at rear; original ridge brick chimney stacks. Single
storey, single depth, 5 bays with right 2-bay extension.
Brampton Road facade has projecting end gables, that at left
with a canted bay window; all other windows are 2-light stone
mullioned with elaborate patterned cast-iron tracery. Left
return has a gable porch with a panelled door in stone
surround. Rear doors and casement windows in brick reveals.
INTERIOR has exposed hammer-beam trusses. This was built as
the Cumberland Reformatory for boys; for further details and
illustration see Cumberland News (1956). Homeacres Cottage at
right is included for group value.
(Cumberland News: 4 May 1956: P.10).

Listing NGR: NY4033757219

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