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West Gate Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Newbarns, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1345 / 54°8'4"N

Longitude: -3.2006 / 3°12'2"W

OS Eastings: 321654

OS Northings: 471625

OS Grid: SD216716

Mapcode National: GBR 6N2M.WN

Mapcode Global: WH72H.TB3S

Entry Name: West Gate Cottage

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388497

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Newbarns

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barrow in Furness St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


708-1/4/90 (North side)
06/05/76 West Gate Cottage
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.1 AND 2 West Gate Cottages)


Pair of cottages now 1 dwelling. Dated 1873. By Paley and
Austin. For the Furness Railway Co. (plans). Red sandstone
with ashlar dressings, tiled roof. L-shaped plan: 2-storey
crosswing on right of 1-storey, 2-window sidewing with porch
in angle; 1-storey wing to rear of sidewing. Chamfered plinth,
large quoins. Casements with glazing bars in mullioned
openings with shouldered lights. Sidewing on left: buttress
between 3-light and 2-light windows; open-sided timber porch
under catslide has turned balusters and pointed arches,
doorway into crosswing has roll-moulded, pointed arch.
Crosswing: two 2-light windows beneath continuous dripmould;
3-light window and slit in coped gable. Both wings have
decorative ridge cresting and ashlar ridge stacks with
offsets; lateral stack on right return of crosswing. Left
return of side wing has altered pointed arch on left of
2-light window beneath plaque which reads '1873/ WEST GATE
COTTAGES'. Surviving plans are dated 1872.
(Building Plans Register: 1872-: NO.329).

Listing NGR: SD2165471625

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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