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Railwaymen's Club and Premises of Hsp Printing

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1077 / 54°6'27"N

Longitude: -3.2217 / 3°13'18"W

OS Eastings: 320220

OS Northings: 468666

OS Grid: SD202686

Mapcode National: GBR 5NYY.98

Mapcode Global: WH72P.H02T

Entry Name: Railwaymen's Club and Premises of Hsp Printing

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388577

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


BARROW IN FURNESS

SD2068NW ST GEORGE'S SQUARE
708-1/14/139 (South side)
06/05/76 Railwaymen's Club and premises of
HSP Printing
(Formerly Listed as:
ST GEORGE'S SQUARE
Railwaymen's Club and Northern
Supplies Warehouse)

GV II

Railway station now club with flat over and commercial
premises. c1865. For the Furness Railway Co. Red brick with
blue brick ornament and sandstone dressings, graduated slate
roofs.
Centre block of 2 storeys and 4 bays; 1-storey, 4 bay side
wings. Near-symmetrical composition. Centre: plinth; brick
chequerwork beneath impost string course to central 2-bay
arcade having granite column and polychrome round arch with
sandstone hoodmould; recess within has angled side doors
flanking a blocked door and small window all beneath round
arches and linked by the impost string course. Outer bays have
moulded sills to 3-light windows with granite colonnette
mullions and ashlar springers to segmental arches. 1st floor:
recessed panels rising into gablets over small 2-light windows
as those to ground floor. Dentilled eaves to hipped roof with
end stacks (that on right truncated).
Left wing (now painted): 1:3 bays. Bays 2-4 set back, have
3-light windows as before, bay 2 with wider central lights.
Bay 1 is gabled and has recessed panel now with doorway
through former 2-light window. Dentilled brickwork to eaves
and gable parapet; 2 truncated ridge stacks. Right wing:
original 3-light windows flank C20 entrance; 3 single-light
windows to bay 4; eaves and stacks as left wing.
Rear: 11 false gables with round-arched recess beneath each.
Left return: 2 blocked archways.
INTERIOR: altered. 2 railway lines originally ran through the
length of the building, the left return arches representing
train entrances, the rear archways presumably giving
ventilation.


Listing NGR: SD2022068666

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