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Latitude: 54.8804 / 54°52'49"N
Longitude: -2.9505 / 2°57'1"W
OS Eastings: 339113
OS Northings: 554377
OS Grid: NY391543
Mapcode National: GBR 7DV0.09
Mapcode Global: WH802.NL6G
Entry Name: Monument to Peter Nicholson, North West of Cemetery Chapel
Listing Date: 11 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1218406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386840
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2
Electoral Ward/Division: Denton Holme
Built-Up Area: Carlisle
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Carlisle St James
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
671-1/15/244 RICHARDSON STREET
11-APR-94 MONUMENT TO PETER NICHOLSON, NORTH WES
T OF CEMETERY CHAPEL
Monument to Peter Nicholson. 1855-6 for the subscribers, by Robert William Billings, illustrator and architect (1813-74). Calciferous sandstone ashlar. Tall triangular shaft on stepped chamfered plinth with cornice, coved on the angles; off-set tapering spire. Inscription on shaft PETER NICHOLSON, ARCHITECT, AUTHOR OF THE ARCHITECTURAL DICTIONARY AND OTHER WORKS OF MERIT. BORN AT PRESTONKIRK JULY 20 1765, DIED AT CARLISLE JUNE 18 1844 (he was actually buried at Christ Church, Carlisle) Details are given in the Carlisle Patriot (1855). For a photograph see Cumberland News (1954).
(Carlisle Patriot: 27 January/24 February/7 April 1855; Cumberland News: 30 July 1954).
Listing NGR: NY3911354377
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