Alfred Barrow School, Duke Street, Barrow in Furness

Alfred Barrow School, Duke Street, Barrow in Furness
Photograph taken 01 May 2001 © Mr CJ Wright LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 388456

This school was designed by JY McIntosh in Renaissance style. The foundation stone was laid by Lady Cavendish on 11.8.1888. It was a Higher Grade School that provided higher education for up to 1,200 pupils from the town. At that time pupils attended Elementary schools and generally left aged 14 which was the school leaving age. After that one Higher Grade School was provided for more academic pupils whose families were able to afford to let them stay on at school.

Location

Cumbria Barrow in Furness

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

education school Victorian (1837 - 1901)