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Latitude: 54.1108 / 54°6'39"N
Longitude: -3.227 / 3°13'37"W
OS Eastings: 319882
OS Northings: 469024
OS Grid: SD198690
Mapcode National: GBR 5NXX.54
Mapcode Global: WH72H.DXKY
Entry Name: Hotel Majestic
Listing Date: 6 May 1976
Last Amended: 20 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197857
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388460
Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St George
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
BARROW IN FURNESS
SD1969SE DUKE STREET
708-1/12/61 (South West side)
06/05/76 Hotel Majestic
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Hotel. Dated 'HT 1904', altered. By JY McIntosh. For Henry
Tyson (plan). Red brick with red ashlar sandstone to ground
floor and to dressings, graduated slate roof.
3 storeys with attic, 2:3:3:2 bays; bays 1 and 2 flat the rest
set on curve, outer bays broader. Chamfered plinth,
channel-rusticated ground floor; principal bay divisions have
Ground floor: ashlar doorcase to bay 3 (now a window) has
archivolt and Jacobean panels above the cornice; simpler
doorcase to bay 9 with panelled double doors and segmental
pediment raised on 3 short pilasters; a 3rd doorway to bay 1
(also now a window) has dentilled cornice and pedimented niche
over. Moulded limestone sills linked by band; later casements
in bolection-moulded architraves with pulvinated friezes and
segmental pediments; canopied entrance formed through bay-2
Cornice forms sills to 1st-floor windows and from it rise
2-storey pilasters between the central bays. Unequally-hung
sashes with lintels and cornices; outer bays have 3-light
mullioned windows in corniced architraves. Sunken apron panels
to shorter, 2nd-floor windows; outer windows with pilaster
mullions. Principal-pilaster capitals carved with volutes and
Edwardian masks; date to centre. 2nd-floor cornice breaks
forward over all pilasters and from it, over each end, rise
stylised Flemish gables each with large scrolled supports,
windows on 2 levels and 2 pilasters supporting a segmental
pediment. Ashlar balustrade to centre; behind are 6 gabled
roof dormers and a central brick stack with panelled sides;
matching ridge stack behind left gable.
Various plans submitted for this building from 1901-1903.
Dormers shown as round-headed in early C20 photograph.
(Building Plans Register: 1903-: 4716; Trescatheric B: Barrow
in Furness in Old Picture Postcards: Netherlands: 1982-: PL
Listing NGR: SD1988269024
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