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No 4 Gasholder, Carlisle Gas Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8871 / 54°53'13"N

Longitude: -2.9349 / 2°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 340126

OS Northings: 555103

OS Grid: NY401551

Mapcode National: GBR 7CYX.DX

Mapcode Global: WH802.WFMB

Entry Name: No 4 Gasholder, Carlisle Gas Works

Listing Date: 16 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386845

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Currock

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


CARLISLE

NY4055 ROME STREET
671-1/11/249 (East side)
16/03/88 No.4 gasholder, Carlisle Gas Works

II

Gasholder. 1878-9, by J Hepworth, engineer. Cast- and
wrought-iron and concrete. Cylindrical rising vertical tank
set in concrete pit, has had its iron-plate cladding removed
leaving exposed iron ribs (done before listing). Guiding frame
is of 3 tiers of 12 plain round cast-iron columns with ball
and spear finials, held together by lattice girders and
bracing. Previous listing regarded this as first use of
concrete in north of England.


Listing NGR: NY4012655103

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