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Mulcaster House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9044 / 54°54'16"N

Longitude: -2.9338 / 2°56'1"W

OS Eastings: 340220

OS Northings: 557035

OS Grid: NY402570

Mapcode National: GBR 7CYQ.MP

Mapcode Global: WH7ZW.XZ3K

Entry Name: Mulcaster House

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386638

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


671-1/4/55 (North side)
01/06/49 Mulcaster House


House. Late C18 with early C19 additions for James Mulcaster.
Painted stucco walls on chamfered plinth with angle pilasters,
eaves cornice and solid parapets. Graduated greenslate roof
with 3-boxed dormer windows; stucco ridge and end chimney
2 storeys, 5 bays, with a 4-bay return on Church Lane; central
stair, double-depth plan. Central 3 bays project and are
pilastered; central panelled door in prostyle Corinthian porch
with swag ornament, entablature and cornice. All windows are
sashes with glazing bars in stone architraves; further left
pilastered doorway.
INTERIOR has much original detail with some careful C20
additions in C18 style; panelled internal shutters and
panelled doors in fluted architraves. Simple moulded plaster
ceiling cornices in principal rooms with some original
cast-iron fireplaces in fluted surrounds. Small dog-leg stair
is C18 with carved tread-ends, squared balusters and moulded
wooden handrail. Further servants staircase is probably C19.
On the OS map the Church Lane return is shown as Mulcaster
Cottage but this is now all one house. Built partly over the
south ditch of the Stanwix Roman fort.

Listing NGR: NY4022057035

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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