FRAGMENT OF NORTH CITY WALLS ADJOINING SOUTH EAST ANGLE - Carlisle - List Entry

Related Pages


City Walls


Carlisle

  • Description

    "Fragment of north city walls. C12 with extensive repairs of different periods up to 1973. Squared blocks of red sandstone with some calciferous sandstone and some re-used Roman stone; partly on chamfered plinth with partly flagged parapet walk and rounded coping. High thick wall zig-zagged down slope, partly stepped. Where the wall turns up at a sharp angle there is a C12 sallyport with rounded arch, blocked in similar materials to the wall at an early date. Further down the wall is a projecting oriel C15 or C16 canted turret, now supported by C19 buttress...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1197001
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 7 months ago
    Viewed: 180 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
  • Co-Curate tags

Comments

Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.

ABOUT US

Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.

LATEST SHARED RESOURCES