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Latitude: 54.1303 / 54°7'49"N
Longitude: -3.2252 / 3°13'30"W
OS Eastings: 320038
OS Northings: 471186
OS Grid: SD200711
Mapcode National: GBR 5NXP.K5
Mapcode Global: WH72H.FGF0
Entry Name: Ramsden Vault Immediately East of Crematorium (Not Included) at Borough Cemetery
Listing Date: 20 December 1993
Last Amended: 20 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197890
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388440
Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14
Electoral Ward/Division: Ormsgill
Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
BARROW IN FURNESS
SD27SW DEVONSHIRE ROAD
708-1/4/42 (North side (off))
Ramsden vault immediately E of
crematorium (not included) at
Family vault in cemetery. c1886 (Kellett). For the Ramsden
family. Red ashlar sandstone. Built into bank; single doorway
in buttressed front wall. Gothic Revival style. Oak door with
decorative ironwork and scrolled grill. Moulded arch and
hoodmould with ram's head keystone; parapet with roll-moulded
copings. Flanking buttresses have double-chamfered plinths,
offsets and arms of Ramsden and the Borough beneath
roll-moulded gablets. Interred here is Sir James Ramsden,
founding father of modern Barrow; knighted 1872, d.19.10.1896.
Ramsden had the vault built some 10 years before his death.
(Kellett J: Barrow's Man of Vision: Ulverston, Cumbria: 1990-:
Listing NGR: SD1999070734
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