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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1218986



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-May-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Dec-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388622

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SD26SW TOWER STREET, Roa Island 708-1/8/242 Watch Tower 06/05/76 (Formerly Listed as: TOWER STREET, Roa Island Roa Island Mission)


Customs house now workshop. 1849 (previous list description). Pebbles laid in chevrons, red sandstone dressings; graduated slate roof. Central archway with 2-storey, 1-bay boathouse wing on left and small square tower on right. Quoins, chamfered plinth. Archway: 2-centred, double-chamfered and with keystone; 2 patterned shields below corbel table supporting 3 merlons. Boathouse set forward on left has doorway with deeply-chamfered, quoined surround and square-sectioned hoodmould; above is a 2-light chamfered, mullioned window having latticed iron casements. Stair turret on left with slit windows. Shield beneath corbel table to incomplete embattlements; corner turret to right. Tower on right of arch has lancet window and door in left return. Rear: blocked pointed arch to boathouse; 2-light window over as front.

Listing NGR: SD2318564864

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National Grid Reference: SD 23185 64864


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