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26, Abbey Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8951 / 54°53'42"N

Longitude: -2.9414 / 2°56'28"W

OS Eastings: 339722

OS Northings: 555999

OS Grid: NY397559

Mapcode National: GBR 7CXV.01

Mapcode Global: WH802.S7K6

Entry Name: 26, Abbey Street

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386613

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


CARLISLE

NY3955NE ABBEY STREET
671-1/10/39 (West side)
01/06/49 No.26

GV II*

House. Late C18. Painted incised stucco on chamfered plinth,
with painted V-jointed quoins. Graduated greenslate roof; C19
end brick chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 4 bays, double-depth plan. Off-centre panelled door
and radial fanlight, up steps, in open pedimented doorcase
with block entablature and panelled reveals. Sash windows with
glazing bars in plain reveals, stone sills and flat arches.
Speared railings around basement void, carried up to front
door.
INTERIOR has many original details; panelled doors in fluted
doorcases and internal panelled shutters on both floors.
Moulded plaster ceiling cornices and central roundels in
principal rooms; one room with alcove recess. Cantilever
wooden staircase with patterned and scrolled balusters and
moulded wooden handrail. Black and white marble fireplaces in
principal rooms. Other original cast-iron fireplaces in
bedrooms and cellar. Round-headed stair window has flanking
niches.


Listing NGR: NY3972255999

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