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Latitude: 54.8888 / 54°53'19"N
Longitude: -2.9271 / 2°55'37"W
OS Eastings: 340624
OS Northings: 555286
OS Grid: NY406552
Mapcode National: GBR 8C0X.29
Mapcode Global: WH803.0DD1
Plus Code: 9C6VV3QF+G4
Entry Name: The Golden Lion Public House
Listing Date: 22 March 1974
Last Amended: 11 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1291894
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386852
Location: Cathedral and Castle, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1
Electoral Ward/Division: Currock
Built-Up Area: Carlisle
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Carlisle St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY4055 ST NICHOLAS STREET
671-1/11/255 (West side)
22/03/74 Nos.2 AND 4
The Golden Lion Public House
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Golden Lion Inn)
Probably originally 3 houses, now public house. Early C19 with
1879 and 1897 alterations. Painted stucco walls, on chamfered
plinth, with angle pilasters, sill band and eaves cornice.
Graduated local slate roof with hipped corner; C19 ridge and
end chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 4 unequal bays, with 5-bay return facing onto
Princess Street. Facade has paired central panelled doors and
overlights separated by engaged column in pilastered surround.
Flanking canted bay casement windows under overall signboard
with stucco cornice, continued round the return and supported
by pilasters. Raised 2 bays over doorways have paired sash
windows. These and other upper floor windows are in plain
reveals. Angled doorway on corner. Return has right doorway
and large ground-floor casements in pilastered surrounds.
Upper floor windows similar to facade.
INTERIOR has etched and stained leaded-glass doors and panels.
Plans in Cumbria County Record Office show internal
alterations approved 28 February 1879, Ca/E4/1070; further
alterations introduced the bay windows and unification of what
had been No.1 Princess Street into the building, approved
Listing NGR: NY4062455286
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