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Ramsden Vault Immediately East of Crematorium (Not Included) at Borough Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Ormsgill, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6R4QJF+4W

Entry Name: Ramsden Vault Immediately East of Crematorium (Not Included) at Borough Cemetery

Listing Date: 20 December 1993

Last Amended: 20 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388440

Location: Ormsgill, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

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

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708-1/4/42 (North side (off))
Ramsden vault immediately E of
crematorium (not included) at
Borough Cemetery


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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