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Tower House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0741 / 54°4'26"N

Longitude: -3.175 / 3°10'30"W

OS Eastings: 323211

OS Northings: 464878

OS Grid: SD232648

Mapcode National: GBR 6P8B.D9

Mapcode Global: WH72Q.6VBL

Entry Name: Tower House

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388621

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Roosecote

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Rampside St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


BARROW IN FURNESS

SD26SW TOWER STREET, Roa Island
708-1/8/241 (North side)
06/05/76 No.14
Tower House
(Formerly Listed as:
TOWER STREET, Roa Island
Former coastguard house to NE of Roa
Island Mission)

GV II

Coastguard's house now private dwelling. Mid C19. Cement
render and scored stucco with ashlar sandstone dressings,
graduated slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Chamfered plinth;
cement quoins on right. Central feature has raised ashlar
doorcase with pilasters, frieze panel and cornice on consoles
that are repeated in profile to each side; above is
a sunken apron to shell niche beneath archivolt on consoles.
Large, 3-light windows to ground floor have quoined,
ovolo-moulded surrounds to C20 casements beneath cornices
(stone mullions and transoms removed). Short 3-light windows
to 1st floor have matching surrounds without cornices
(mullions removed) and are set in gabled half-dormers. Shaped
kneelers and moulded gable copings to the dormers and end
gables. Large end stack on left.


Listing NGR: SD2321164878

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