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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1293105



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Apr-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 386600

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NY3955NE THE ABBEY 671-1/10/25 Nos.3 AND 6 01/06/49 (Formerly Listed as: THE ABBEY No.3)


Prebendal house divided into 2. Late C17 with early C18 rear addition; 1857 and late C19 extensions; late C20 division. Handmade bricks in English bond on chamfered plinth (all dressings of painted stone) dentilled brick string course and eaves cornice. Graduated greenslate roofs with coped gables and kneelers; rebuilt ridge and gable brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 7 bays; the right extension was of 1857, but reduced to single storey and partly rebuilt in 1970s; the left extension is late C19, lower 2 storeys, 2 bays (the left 2 bays of the main facade now form part of No.6). Central panelled door in bolection surround with pulvinated frieze. Sash windows in segmental-arched stone architraves. The left extension has similar windows but in brick reveals. Rear central stair projection is contemporary with the facade, the left 3 bays are an early C18 additional span; all additions to right of the stair are late C19. INTERIOR has panelled doors with brass handles and locks, in panelled reveals. Blocked C18 stone fireplace in hall. Dining room has full-height early C18 panelling and C18 moulded stone fire surround; moulded plaster ceiling cornice in this and principal front room. Vaulted brick cellar beneath dining room. Panelled internal shutters to all windows. Late C17 wooden staircase has squared newel post, turned balusters and heavy moulded handrail. Round-arched stair window with glazing bars. This building is shown on the Kipp engraving of Carlisle Cathedral, 1715.

Listing NGR: NY3994855923

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National Grid Reference: NY 39943 55915


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