OUTER BAILEY ALMA BLOCK - Carlisle - List Entry

  • Description

    Border Regiment recruit reception centre and canteen, now Cumbria County Record Office. Built by Messrs J&R Bell (contractors), see Carlisle Journal, 1 April 1932. Flemish bond brickwork on chamfered red sandstone plinth; raised calciferous sandstone quoins, sill band and cornice. Graduated greenslate roof with projecting modillioned eaves and gabled pediments. 2 storeys, 7 bays with rear extensions forming rough L-shape. Single bays at each end project and are quoined, that to right with a pedimented doorway. Sash windows with glazing bars in stone surrounds. Upper central C20 painted stone panel is inscribed ALMA, one of the battle honours of the Border Regiment....
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1297366
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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