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Duke of Edinburgh Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hindpool, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1169 / 54°7'0"N

Longitude: -3.2257 / 3°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 319979

OS Northings: 469697

OS Grid: SD199696

Mapcode National: GBR 5NXT.FY

Mapcode Global: WH72H.FS68

Entry Name: Duke of Edinburgh Hotel

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388387

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Hindpool

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

708-1/5/18
SD16NE
06/05/76


BARROW IN FURNESS
ABBEY ROAD
(South East side)
Duke of Edinburgh Hotel


GV
II


Hotel now public house. c1875. Red brick with ashlar sandstone
dressings, graduated slate roof. 3 storeys and attic; on
corner site with 8 bays to Abbey Road, corner oriel and
shorter left return to Rawlinson Street. Gothic Revival style.
Chamfered plinth; moulded string course beneath ground-floor
sill band. Two quoined doorways to Abbey Road have
colonnettes, Gothic-panelled doors, overlights with
intersecting glazing bars and moulded arches with hoodmoulds.
Triple-, double- and single-light windows in irregular rhythm:
colonnette mullions, sashes under pointed arches and linked
hoodmoulds. Angled corner bay has single-light windows
flanking granite shaft supporting the oriel.
1st floor: ornate brackets to full-width balcony with
cast-iron balustrade having foliate panels and posts with
finials; hotel name in bold letters. Windows in rhythm
1:2:1:2:2:1:2:1 have sashes in recessed ashlar surrounds under
brick pointed arches; continuous hoodmoulds and blue-brick
relieving arches. The 2-light windows have colonnette mullions
and quatrefoils in ashlar panels over.
2nd floor: sill and lintel bands link recessed, square-headed
sashes in same rhythm; pilaster mullions. Corner oriel:
corbelling with ball-flowers under semi-octagon with 3
trefoil-headed sashes under linked triangular hoodmoulds; 2nd
floor sashes have lintels with roundels under trefoils; carved
cornice now topped by brick parapet. Main eaves has compound
brick corbelling; hipped roof with 7 dormers to Abbey Road
having casements under oversailing verges on arch braces.
Plain brick stacks to ridge and left return slope.
Left return: pointed doorway flanked by 3-light and 2-light
windows; all windows and 2 roof dormers as front. 2 unequal,
gabled additions on left are set lower.
INTERIOR: stair hall is half-panelled in mahogany; impressive
staircase rising through 3 floors in open well under coved
ceiling with lantern: turned balusters linked by pierced
panels under moulded handrail; bold newel posts.


Listing NGR: SD1997969697

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