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2, ALBERT STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8954 / 54°53'43"N

Longitude: -2.9323 / 2°55'56"W

OS Eastings: 340301

OS Northings: 556022

OS Grid: NY403560

Mapcode National: GBR 7CYT.YY

Mapcode Global: WH802.X6TZ

Entry Name: 2, ALBERT STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Last Amended: 11 April 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386885

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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Listing Text


Nos.4-18 (Even) and railings
(Formerly Listed as: VICTORIA PLACE (North side) Nos.2-18 (Even))
Includes: No.2 ALBERT STREET.



Terrace of 9 houses (one on the return), now offices, club and
house. 1852-4. Calciferous sandstone ashlar on moulded plinth,
with string course, cornice and dwarf parapet. Graduated slate
roof with some skylights and C20 boxed dormers; shared ridge
brick chimney stacks, partly rebuilt or heightened.
2 storeys, 3 bays each, except No.2 Albert Street which is
2-bay. Right and left paired doorways have panelled door and
overlights, up steps, in prostyle Ionic porches. Sash windows,
most with glazing bars in plain stone reveals over recessed
aprons. Cellar windows under ground-floor windows, the voids
of No.12 and No.18 with cast-iron patterned railings. No.12
has door replaced by sash window, but within porch.
The end of the terrace Nos 16 and 18 project slightly from the
rest of the terrace and have a central raised parapet panel to
echo the facade of No.2 at the other end. 2-bay return of
No.18 is on Albert Street and continues as No.2 Albert Street
with right panelled door and overlight in pilastered surround.
Sash windows in plain reveals. Railed cellar void carried
round from No.18.
INTERIORS not inspected.
See description of Nos 3-17 for further details. This terrace
is not on the 1851 census, but appears on Asquith's Survey of
Carlisle 1853. The Carlisle Journal (1852) records the finding
of Roman remains in digging foundations for houses. The deeds
for No.4, listing the builder, plasterer and joiner, are dated
July 1854.
No.12 formerly listed on 13.11.72.
(Carlisle Journal: 28 May 1852).

Listing NGR: NY4030156022

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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