Rose Castle

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Rose Castle, Cumbria, England

Rose Castle is a fortified house in Cumbria, England, on a site that was home to the bishops of Carlisle from 1230 to 2009. It is within the parish of Dalston, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from Dalston itself. The architects Anthony Salvin and Thomas Rickman were responsible for the alterations which took place in the 19th century.

The historical importance of Rose Castle is shown by its Grade I listing by Historic England.[1]

Plan of the old castle, from Samuel Jefferson, History and Antiquities of Carlisle (1838), placed after p. 376.


As of September 2015, Rose Castle is currently listed for sale, with a sale price in excess of £2,950,000.[2]


  1. ^ "Rose Castle, Dalston". British Listed Buildings Online. British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 14 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dalston Carlisle, CA5 7BZ". Savills. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 

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Coordinates: 54°48′23″N 2°58′49″W / 54.8064°N 2.9802°W / 54.8064; -2.9802