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42 and 44, Scotch Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8957 / 54°53'44"N

Longitude: -2.9357 / 2°56'8"W

OS Eastings: 340089

OS Northings: 556066

OS Grid: NY400560

Mapcode National: GBR 7CYT.7T

Mapcode Global: WH802.W67Q

Entry Name: 42 and 44, Scotch Street

Listing Date: 17 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386859

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

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


671-1/8/262 (West side)
17/06/88 Nos.42 AND 44


3 shops with offices above. Dated 1889 on pediment. By George
Dale Oliver. Red sandstone ashlar with interval tiered
pilasters, string courses, solid parapet and full pedimented
dormers. Welsh slate roof with decorative ridge tiles; lead
cupola on angle tower. Ashlar and brick ridge chimney stacks.
3 and a half storeys, 3 bays on Scotch Street with 3-bay
return on Old Blue Bell Lane; Jacobean style. Ground-floor C20
doors and shop windows within original dividing pilasters.
Corner shop retains its overall signboard and original
illuminating scrolled metal gas-lamp brackets. First-floor
cross-mullioned windows of 2 and 3 lights, single on the
angle, with blind round arches. Similar windows above without
the transoms. Shaped, pedimented central dormers on each
facade and a round angle tower. Below the parapet of the tower
is the painted lettering TOWER BUILDINGS. The shop window of
No.46 (qv) adjoining, projects one bay into No.44 on ground
floor. INTERIORS not inspected.
The original design was published in The Builder, 3rd Aug

Listing NGR: NY4008956066

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