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Latitude: 54.8946 / 54°53'40"N
Longitude: -2.9399 / 2°56'23"W
OS Eastings: 339812
OS Northings: 555943
OS Grid: NY398559
Mapcode National: GBR 7CXV.97
Mapcode Global: WH802.T76L
Entry Name: Bishops Registry
Listing Date: 1 June 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197012
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386597
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
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
NY3955NE THE ABBEY
671-1/10/22 Bishop's Registry
Former Cathedral library, at one time used as a registry, now
unoccupied. Dated and inscribed frieze over entrance THOMAS
CARLIOL AD 1699 (Thomas Smith, the Bishop of Carlisle).
English bond brickwork on red sandstone plinth, the chamfer
and all other dressings of calciferous sandstone; V-jointed
quoins and eaves cornice. Graduated greenslate roof with coped
gables and kneelers; brick and ashlar gable chimney stacks.
Single storey, 2 bays. Central C20 panelled door in bolection
architrave under swan-neck pediment enclosing bishops mitre
(possibly all C20 replacement, when compared with other
weathering on stonework); up semicircular steps. C20 wooden
mullioned leaded windows in replacement bolection architraves.
Right return wall has been partly rebuilt in red sandstone.
INTERIOR has plain whitewashed brick walls without fixtures.
Listing NGR: NY3981255943
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