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Latitude: 54.8949 / 54°53'41"N
Longitude: -2.941 / 2°56'27"W
OS Eastings: 339742
OS Northings: 555984
OS Grid: NY397559
Mapcode National: GBR 7CXV.22
Mapcode Global: WH802.S7P9
Entry Name: No 32 and Railings to Front
Listing Date: 1 June 1949
Last Amended: 11 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1293020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386615
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Carlisle
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Carlisle St Cuthbert with St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY3955NE ABBEY STREET
671-1/10/41 (West side)
and railings to front
(Formerly Listed as:
House now offices. c1817 for Christopher William Hutchinson of
Temple Sowerby. Calciferous sandstone ashlar on chamfered
plinth (all dressings of same material) with V-jointed quoins
and eaves cornice. Graduated greenslate roof; late C19 and C20
ridge and end brick chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 5 bays; central staircase plan. Central panelled
door in pilaster and column surround in antis, under wreathed
frieze and patterned overall fanlight, up stone steps. Further
right panelled door and fanlight in plain reveals, up steps.
Sash windows with glazing bars in plain stone reveals.
INTERIOR has much original detail. Hall has panelled soffit to
door arch and rib-vaulted plaster ceiling. Wooden panelled
doors in fluted wooden surrounds. Moulded plaster ceiling
cornices and roundels in principal rooms; internal panelled
shutters are similar to the detail of the front door.
Cantilever staircase with patterned cast-iron balusters and
moulded mahogany handrail; large round-arched stair window
with panelled reveals.
Historical details are given by C Roy Hudleston, Cumberland
News (1954). Carlisle Journal (1905) gives the date of the
move of the County Police HQ to this building. For photograph
see Country Life (1978).
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: waved speared railings around basement
void and scrolled lamp bracket overthrow over steps to front
(Cumberland News: 8 October 1954: P.3; Carlisle Journal: 25
July 1905; Country Life: 11 May 1978: P.1328).
Listing NGR: NY3974255984
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