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The Railway Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8861 / 54°53'9"N

Longitude: -2.9212 / 2°55'16"W

OS Eastings: 341001

OS Northings: 554982

OS Grid: NY410549

Mapcode National: GBR 8C1Y.C8

Mapcode Global: WH803.3G63

Entry Name: The Railway Inn

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386783

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1

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 John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/16/193 (West side)
24/05/93 No.104
The Railway Inn


Hotel, now public house. 1837. Red sandstone ashlar on squared
plinth with angle pilaster strips, string course, cornice and
partial solid parapet. Graduated greenslate roof with coped
gables; ridge and end ashlar chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 5 bays, double-depth plan. Central raised bay has
panelled door and patterned overlight, up steps in pilastered
surround (formerly had a tetrastyle portico removed in early
C20). Sash windows with glazing bars in plain stone reveals
with recessed panelled aprons that over entrance in stone
architraves. Plastic canopies over ground floor windows.
INTERIOR not inspected.
Built to serve the London Road Station of the Newcastle &
Carlisle Railway opposite, now demolished. Referred to as the
"new" Railway Hotel in Carlisle Journal (1837). At one time it
had an attached bowling green, shown on the 1842 Map of
(Carlisle Journal: 16 December 1837).

Listing NGR: NY4100154982

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