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Prior`s Tower (Carlisle)

The Prior`s Tower is a historic building in Carlisle.

It is a three storey pele tower, constructed about 1500, and is Grade 1 listed.

The tower, part of the abbey complex, was used as the Prior`s lodgings, and was part of the Deanery until recently.

The ceiling, dating from around 1510, has 45 hand painted panels, and is associated with Prior Senhouse.

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