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Burlington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1052 / 54°6'18"N

Longitude: -3.2302 / 3°13'48"W

OS Eastings: 319662

OS Northings: 468400

OS Grid: SD196684

Mapcode National: GBR 5NWZ.G4

Mapcode Global: WH72P.C21Q

Entry Name: Burlington House

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388457

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Barrow Island

Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


BARROW IN FURNESS

SD1968 DUKE STREET
708-1/13/58 (South West side)
06/05/76 Burlington House
(Formerly Listed as:
DUKE STREET
(South West side)
County Court, and former Post Office)

GV II

Post office now offices (entered from Burlington Street).
c1890 and early C20. Red brick with ashlar sandstone
dressings, graduated slate roofs.
2 storeys, 2:3:2 bays; symmetrical facade about corner site.
Early C20 addition facing Michaelson Road has 10 windows to
1st floor. Corner range: plinth; curved centre between taller
end pavilions. Left end: door with moulded surround and 2-pane
overlight on left of ovolo-moulded cross-window; cornices;
continuous 1st-floor sill band to 2 similar cross-windows;
frieze of moulded terracotta tiles at eaves. Right end similar
but without the doorway.
Centre has a pair of recessed, round-arched windows to each
bay; impost string curse and linked hoodmoulds. Over each pair
is a square-headed window in corbelled panel rising as a
gabled dormer with gablet kneelers, ashlar copings and ball
finials; small 4-pane sashes flank the centre window. String
course beneath moulded eaves. End pavilions have hipped roofs
with lead finials; end stack on left has gablets on offsets,
string course and cornice.
Early C20 addition: infilled segmental archway on left has
double keystone which breaks a modillioned cornice; similar
arch to far right has 3 (original?) windows beneath. In recess
between the arches are 4 large windows then a 5th window
flanked by doorways with ashlar surrounds and lintels marked
'STAFF ENTRANCE' and 'POST OFFICE'; continuous 1st-floor sill
band to cross windows, alternate windows within the central
recess are treated as the c1890 dormers.


Listing NGR: SD1966268400

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