Rose Castle, Dalston, Cumbria – Grade I Listed Building / The Palace of the Bishops of Carlisle from the 13th Century

Rose Castle represents the unique history of the establishment of the Border between Scotland and North West England. It was created for the Bishopric of Carlisle to administer the “lands which were Scottish”, before Cumbria finally became English. It is one of few remaining monuments to our turbulent border history.

The Church Commissioners are seeking a new use for the Castle, the Bishop having vacated the property. Cumbria Building Preservation Trust has been granted a licence to investigate possible new uses.

Rose Castle, Dalston, Cumbria, CA5 7BZ

Contact Details:
John Miller, Chief Executive                                                    

Working with:
The Church Commissioners, English Heritage

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