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Latitude: 54.1124 / 54°6'44"N
Longitude: -3.2405 / 3°14'25"W
OS Eastings: 319000
OS Northings: 469208
OS Grid: SD190692
Mapcode National: GBR 5NTW.7L
Mapcode Global: WH72H.6W4S
Entry Name: Graving Dock
Listing Date: 20 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388542
Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14
Electoral Ward/Division: Hindpool
Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St James
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
BARROW IN FURNESS
SD16NE NORTH ROAD
708-1/5/97 (West side (off))
Graving dock. Opened 1.8.1872 (Barnes). Red sandstone.
Round-ended inlet measuring 500x60 feet (approx 150x18m) with
entrance from Walney Channel at north-west end. Entrance has
battered walls and limestone slot for caisson. The remainder
has tiered sides with steps near the entrance and with
intermediate buttresses. Rounded end has steps formed over
inlet hole and Roman numerals marking water depth. Now forms
part of Maritime Museum site; the south-east end of the dock
now within museum building. Shown in use in engravings of 1886
(Barnes F: Barrow and District: Barrow in Furness: 1968-: 91 &
COVER ILLUST.; The Barrow in Furness Almanack and Tide Tables:
Barrow in Furness: 1886-: FOLD-OUT ENGRAVINGS).
Listing NGR: SD1900069208
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