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Cooke's Buildings

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1167 / 54°7'0"N

Longitude: -3.226 / 3°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 319960

OS Northings: 469680

OS Grid: SD199696

Mapcode National: GBR 5NXV.D0

Mapcode Global: WH72H.FS1D

Plus Code: 9C6R4Q8F+MJ

Entry Name: Cooke's Buildings

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388386

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Hindpool

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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Listing Text

708-1/5/17
SD16NE
06/05/76


BARROW IN FURNESS
ABBEY ROAD
(South East side)
Cooke's Buildings
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY ROAD
Oxford Chambers and Cooke's
Buildings)


GV
II

Commercial buildings. Dated 1875. Red brick with ashlar
dressings and terracotta ornament, slate roof. 3 storeys and
attic; 2 broad bays each with 3-light window flanked by
single-light windows on 1st and 2nd floors. High Victorian
Gothic style. The 3-light windows have plain sashes (except
attic), colonnette mullions and are set in recesses with
mid-floor terracotta panels. Altered ground floor with C20
shop fronts between original pilasters. 1st floor: moulded
sill band; 3-light windows have shouldered transom lights;
single-light windows in recessed ashlar surrounds with
decorative lintels set behind brick, pointed arches with
hoodmoulds (cut back). 2nd floor: square-headed windows linked
by sill and lintel bands. Attic: sill band. Bay 1 has stepped
3-light window with date beneath taller central arch; banded
panel under pointed hoodmould; gable with moulded copings and
finial. Bay 2 has similar window of 3 lights in dormer with
hipped roof and finial; section of coped parapet to each side.
Attic windows all have altered casements above brick infill.


Listing NGR: SD1996069680

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

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