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81-89, Duke Street

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

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Latitude: 54.1129 / 54°6'46"N

Longitude: -3.2299 / 3°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 319693

OS Northings: 469260

OS Grid: SD196692

Mapcode National: GBR 5NWW.JD

Mapcode Global: WH72H.CW5B

Plus Code: 9C6R4Q7C+52

Entry Name: 81-89, Duke Street

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388449

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

County: Cumbria

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Barrow-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Barrow-in-Furness St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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708-1/12/50 (South West side)
06/05/76 Nos.81-89 (Odd)


Various commercial premises. c1865. Stucco and painted brick,
slate roofs. 3 storeys, 2:2:2:2 bays to Duke Street with
angled corner bay on left and 4:2 bay left return to St
Vincent Street. Differing facades within similar format. No.81
has recessed entrance in fully-glazed shop front under fascia
and cornice wrapped around corner site; 1st floor with 4-pane
sashes in shouldered and eared architraves; 2nd floor has
4-pane sashes with projecting sills (the corner windows are
blind). Nos 83 & 85: facade remodelled C20, altered ground
floor; sunken-panelled pilasters flank margin-glazed sashes in
architraves, the 1st-floor windows corniced. No.87: probably
original, fully-glazed shop front with recessed central door
and overlight with lettering stating 'ESTABLISHED 1868'; the
windows with basket-arched transom lights, fascia and cornice.
1st-floor sill band to large, central 4-light window with
basket-arched lights in shouldered and eared architrave; 2
later casements to 2nd floor. No.89: facade remodelled C20,
altered ground floor; 1st floor has altered 4-pane sashes in
eared architraves with cornices; 2nd floor with 4-pane sashes
in raised surrounds. Whole range has 2nd-floor lintel band and
moulded eaves cornice (the cornice over No.89 differs). Brick
ridge stacks on the party walls; hipped roof over corner.
No.81 illustrated in 1886 when occupied by Adam Ainsworth
(Almanack) and again c1925 as 'STUDHOLMES COSTUMIERS'
(The Barrow in Furness Almanack and Tide Tables: Barrow in
Furness: 1886-: 3; Trescatheric B: Barrow in Furness in Old
Picture Postcards: Netherlands: 1982-: PL 105).

Listing NGR: SD1969369260

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