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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: MONUMENT TO PETER NICHOLSON, NORTH WEST OF CEMETERY CHAPEL

List entry Number: 1218406

Location

MONUMENT TO PETER NICHOLSON, NORTH WEST OF CEMETERY CHAPEL, RICHARDSON STREET

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: II*

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 386840

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History

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Details

CARLISLE

671-1/15/244 RICHARDSON STREET 11-APR-94 MONUMENT TO PETER NICHOLSON, NORTH WES T OF CEMETERY CHAPEL

II*



Monument to Peter Nicholson. 1855-6 for the subscribers, by Robert William Billings, illustrator and architect (1813-74). Calciferous sandstone ashlar. Tall triangular shaft on stepped chamfered plinth with cornice, coved on the angles; off-set tapering spire. Inscription on shaft PETER NICHOLSON, ARCHITECT, AUTHOR OF THE ARCHITECTURAL DICTIONARY AND OTHER WORKS OF MERIT. BORN AT PRESTONKIRK JULY 20 1765, DIED AT CARLISLE JUNE 18 1844 (he was actually buried at Christ Church, Carlisle) Details are given in the Carlisle Patriot (1855). For a photograph see Cumberland News (1954). (Carlisle Patriot: 27 January/24 February/7 April 1855; Cumberland News: 30 July 1954).



Listing NGR: NY3911354377

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Cumberland News' in 30 July, (1954)
'Carlisle Patriot' in 7 April, (1855)

National Grid Reference: NY 39113 54377

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