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20, PORTLAND SQUARE (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8921 / 54°53'31"N

Longitude: -2.9283 / 2°55'42"W

OS Eastings: 340552

OS Northings: 555652

OS Grid: NY405556

Mapcode National: GBR 7CZW.T4

Mapcode Global: WH802.Z9QJ

Entry Name: 20, PORTLAND SQUARE (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 16 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386833

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/11/237 (South side)
16/12/87 No.20


2 houses, now an office on a corner site. Late 1870s or 1880s.
Portland Square facade of calciferous sandstone, quarry-faced
at basement level and bracketed cornice. Graduated slate roof,
hipped on corner; white brick ridge chimney stack. Brunswick
Street facade is of English garden wall bond brickwork, the
cornice of modillioned brick and white brick. Graduated slate
roof with ridge and end brick chimney stacks, the end one
2 storeys, 3 bays on Portland Square with a single-bay return;
Brunswick Street facade of lower roof line, 2 storeys, 6 bays.
Portland Square house is the end of a terrace; a high central
doorway is now fitted with a sash window in stone architrave.
Flanking canted bay windows carried up from basement. Paired
sash windows over bay windows, single over former door, all in
stone surrounds. Return has paired sashes in plain brick
reveals. Brunswick Street facade has off-centre panelled door
and overlight in pilastered stone porch. Sash windows in brick
reveals with slightly-arched brick heads and stone sills.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: NY4055255652

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