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Latitude: 54.895 / 54°53'42"N
Longitude: -2.9412 / 2°56'28"W
OS Eastings: 339734
OS Northings: 555993
OS Grid: NY397559
Mapcode National: GBR 7CXV.12
Mapcode Global: WH802.S7M7
Entry Name: 28 and 30, Abbey Street
Listing Date: 1 June 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1208701
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386614
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
NY3955NE ABBEY STREET
671-1/10/40 (West side)
01/06/49 Nos.28 AND 30
2 houses in a row. Late C18. Painted Flemish bond brickwork on
chamfered plinth (all dressings of painted stone) and
stone-bracketed metal gutter. Graduated greenslate roof with
left coped gable and kneeler; C18, C19 and C20 ridge and end
brick chimney stacks.
2 storeys under common roof, No.28 of 2 bays and No.30 of 4
bays. Both houses have off-centre panelled doors and radial
fanlights in open pedimented doorcase. Sash windows with
glazing bars, in brick reveals, stone sills and flat brick
arches. The ground floor right window of No.28 is a C20 bowed
window within the C18 window opening.
INTERIOR of No.30 has panelled shutters. Wooden hall archway
with panelled soffit. Wooden staircase with squared balusters
and moulded wooden handrail. Principal ground-floor room has
recessed alcove and moulded plaster ceiling cornice. Owner of
No.30 says that these 2 houses were originally one house and
No.28 has Victorian staircase added when the division was
made. For illustration see Country Life (1978).
(Country Life: 11 May 1978: P.1328).
Listing NGR: NY3973455993
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