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Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Roosecote, Cumbria

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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


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


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

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

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