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Barrow-in-Furness in 50 Buildings

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Barrow-in-Furness has a proud and distinctive identity, embodied in the many fine buildings that have shaped this Cumbrian town. At first glance it appears to be seated firmly in the nineteenth century, but a closer inspection reveals an architectural heritage that reaches back much further than the Victorian era.

Barrow-in-Furness in 50 Buildings explores the history of this rich and vibrant community through a selection of its greatest architectural treasures. From the Perpendicular-style Furness Abbey to the Gothic Town Hall, and from the Beaux Arts Public Library to newer buildings that have attracted disdain from local residents, this study celebrates Barrow’s architectural heritage in a new and accessible way. Local historian Gill Jepson guides the reader on a tour of the town’s finest old buildings and modern architectural developments.

Book ISBN 9781445680972

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Aug 2018

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 120

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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