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Latitude: 54.9068 / 54°54'24"N
Longitude: -2.931 / 2°55'51"W
OS Eastings: 340406
OS Northings: 557297
OS Grid: NY404572
Mapcode National: GBR 7CZP.7T
Mapcode Global: WH7ZW.YXGQ
Entry Name: Cumbria College of Art and Design the Cottage and Homeacres Cottage
Listing Date: 11 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196985
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386636
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3
Electoral Ward/Division: Stanwix Urban
Built-Up Area: Carlisle
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY4057SW BRAMPTON ROAD
671-1/4/59 (North side)
Cumbria College of Art and Design -
The Cottage and Homeacres Cottage
Reform school, now part of college. 1854 for George Head Head
of Rickerby with later extensions to rear. English garden wall
bond brickwork without plinth; dressings of calciferous
sandstone. Steeply-pitched graduated greenslate roof with
skylight at rear; original ridge brick chimney stacks. Single
storey, single depth, 5 bays with right 2-bay extension.
Brampton Road facade has projecting end gables, that at left
with a canted bay window; all other windows are 2-light stone
mullioned with elaborate patterned cast-iron tracery. Left
return has a gable porch with a panelled door in stone
surround. Rear doors and casement windows in brick reveals.
INTERIOR has exposed hammer-beam trusses. This was built as
the Cumberland Reformatory for boys; for further details and
illustration see Cumberland News (1956). Homeacres Cottage at
right is included for group value.
(Cumberland News: 4 May 1956: P.10).
Listing NGR: NY4033757219
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