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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: INNER BAILEY PALACE RANGE INCLUDING PART OF QUEEN MARY'S TOWER

List entry Number: 1197007

Location

INNER BAILEY PALACE RANGE INCLUDING PART OF QUEEN MARY'S TOWER

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaCarlisleDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 386586

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History

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Details

CARLISLE

NY3956SE CARLISLE CASTLE 671-1/6/17 Inner Bailey: Palace Range including 01/06/49 part of Queen Mary's Tower

GV I

Palace range. Early C14 with extensive 1819-21 alterations; stonework restored in late 1970s. Squared red sandstone blocks. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gable at left. 4 regularly-spaced sash windows with glazing bars in stone reveals, the openings cut through earlier infilled windows which can be clearly traced. Left return wall was formerly covered by the Long Hall (demolished in 1812) retaining former linking ground floor and upper floor (now blocked) doorways and roof crease. Right return has a projecting stair turret which was originally internal (the Kitchen range and Queen Mary's Tower were originally here) with blind C14 tracery ribs under crenellated parapet (formerly a cupola). INTERIOR has been extensively altered but original floor levels and C16 fireplaces are visible in walls. HISTORY: A watercolour by Robert Carlyle c1791, in Carlisle Museum, shows the building before alteration and with its large upper floor chapel windows. Altered to barracks in 1821; left as a shell after fire of 1890 and re-roofed. Now Museum of the King's Own Royal Border Regiment and called Queen Mary's Tower (that building was demolished in 1835). Rear former C19 cookhouse, has central plank door and sash windows with glazing bars. For full details see McCarthy et al (1990). The Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. (Carlisle Castle: A survey and documentary history: McCarthy MR: London: 1990-).

Listing NGR: NY3977456239

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: McCarthy, M R and Summerson, H R and Annis, R G - Title: Carlisle Castle : A Survey And Documentary History - Date: 1990

National Grid Reference: NY 39774 56238

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