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28 and 30, Abbey Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386614

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

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

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Listing Text


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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