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Monument to Peter Nicholson, North West of Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Denton Holme, Cumbria

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386840

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

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

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Listing Text




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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