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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218237
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386816
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2
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
NY3856 NEWTOWN ROAD
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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