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2-10, Salthouse Road

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

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Latitude: 54.109 / 54°6'32"N

Longitude: -3.219 / 3°13'8"W

OS Eastings: 320399

OS Northings: 468805

OS Grid: SD203688

Mapcode National: GBR 5NYX.WT

Mapcode Global: WH72H.JZCD

Entry Name: 2-10, Salthouse Road

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388578

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

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

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Listing Text


708-1/14/122 (North side)
06/05/76 Nos.2-10 (Consecutive)


Terrace of 9 cottages. 1846, altered. For the Furness Railway
Company to house their workers. Red sandstone now mostly
pebble-dashed and stuccoed; graduated slate roofs. 2 storeys;
each has single window to each floor; to right of No.2, the
cottages step down in reflected pairs. Nos 2, 3 & 4 are least
altered and have quoined doorways, dressed lintels and
projecting sills. Each pair has its doors together flanked by
square-headed windows; smaller centralised 1st-floor windows.
Later doors and various casements; No.9 has a 16-pane sash.
Broad stack at right end and at each step in roofline.
Important as 1st row of cottages built following the arrival
of the Furness Railway; on 10.1.1846 the company requested 10
cottages 'to be built as cheaply as could be, the price if
possible, not to exceed 100 pounds each' (Pollard).
(Transactions of the Lancs & Cheshire Antiquarian Society:
Pollard S: Town Planning in C19. The Beginning of Modern
Barrow In Furness: 1952-1953: 90).

Listing NGR: SD2039968805

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