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Cumberland Infirmary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8957 / 54°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.9553 / 2°57'18"W

OS Eastings: 338831

OS Northings: 556085

OS Grid: NY388560

Mapcode National: GBR 7CST.ZT

Mapcode Global: WH802.K6YP

Entry Name: Cumberland Infirmary

Listing Date: 13 November 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386816

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

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 Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/5/218 (North side)
13/11/72 Cumberland Infirmary


Hospital. 1830-32 for the subscribers by Richard Tattersall;
early C20 alterations and additions. Limestone (or sandstone)
ashlar (from a quarry near Leeds) rusticated to ground floor
on chamfered plinth with string courses, angle pilasters,
solid parapet and finials. Graduated greenslate roof; rebuilt
ashlar ridge chimney stacks.
Originally 2 storeys with basement, 11 bays, 3rd storey added
in 1933. 3 central bays are slightly raised and have central
double doors and patterned overlight, up steps, within a top
glazed tetrastyle Greek Doric portico with wreathed frieze.
Each end bay also projects and has angle pilasters. Sash
windows with glazing bars in stone architraves. Added storey
has small sash windows in stone reveals. INTERIOR extensively
For illustration see Pevsner (1967) and Cornforth, Country
Life (1978). For history see Galloway (1982). Previous list
description and Pevsner refer to Robert Tattersall, however
Colvin (1978) lists this as the work of Richard Tattersall.

Listing NGR: NY3879455993

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