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placename:- North Lonsdale Hospital
parish Barrow-in-Furness borough, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
hospital
coordinates:- SD20256878
10Km square:- SD26
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square SD2068

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
NORTH LONSDALE HOSPITAL, REMAINING NORTH WING / / LONSDALE STREET / BARROW IN FURNESS / BARROW IN FURNESS / CUMBRIA / DL / 388492 / SD2025868789
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Hospital wing (derelict at time of resurvey). c1885. By Paley and Austin (plans); later rear wing. Red brick in English bond with ashlar sandstone dressings; graduated slate roof. 2 storeys with cellar and attic, symmetrical 3-bay entrance front. Chamfered plinth band over round cellar windows in moulded, square recesses. Central bay projects: 6-panelled door under basket arch flanked by round-arched side-lights all in a recessed ashlar panel with Diocletian fanlight beneath elliptical, brick arch with hoodmould. Ashlar sill bands to segmentally-arched windows set in 2-storey, recessed panels with moulded reveals and basket arches; 4-pane sashes except to bay 1 and ground floor of bay 3; 'HOSPITAL' on ashlar plaque over central 1st-floor window; brick string courses below and above the 1st floor. Recess of central bay rises into half-dormer with rebuilt gable. From string over centres of bays 1 & 3 are raised strips which rise to moulded brick eaves under ogee, cast-iron gutter. Hipped roof with finials; broad stack to rear; end stacks rise from projecting, side-facing gables which have ashlar copings. Both returns scarred by demolition of adjoining buildings. Later rear wing is of 3 full storeys and 5 bays and has square boiler-house chimney to rear left. Plans submitted 1884, approved 1885. Almanack of 1886 refers to the hospital being under construction.
Building Plans Register: 1884-: BDB/20
The Barrow in Furness Almanack and Tide Tables: Barrow in Furness: 1886-: 66

placename:- North Lonsdale Hospital
district:- Barrow in Furness
listed building
coordinates:- SD20256878
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
NORTH LONSDALE HOSPITAL, REMAINING SOUTH WING / / LONSDALE STREET / BARROW IN FURNESS / BARROW IN FURNESS / CUMBRIA / DL / 388493 / SD2025268780
courtesy of English Heritage
Hospital wing (derelict at time of resurvey). Dated 1899. Probably by Austin and Paley. Red brick in English bond with ashlar sandstone dressings, graduated slate roof. 2 storeys, 1:3:2:2-bay entrance front to Lonsdale Street; symmetrical 1:1:3:1:1-bay facade on left return facing Church Street and towards St George's Square. Entrance front: chamfered plinth; porch to far right has moulded, quoined surround, overlight and cornice beneath frieze marked 'MEDICAL WARD' and segmental pediment with '1899' in tympanum; later brickwork over. 2 bays behind porch together with 2 bays in gabled projection to left have ashlar sill bands to segmentally-arched windows in 2-storey recesses with moulded reveals; string courses below the 1st-floor sill band and above 1st-floor windows of gable. 3 bays to left are scarred by demolition of later additions: centre projects and is flanked by window openings as before. Left end bay is an octagonal turret-wing with blind front face but with segmentally-arched windows on other sides; dentilled eaves and moulded cast-iron gutter to ogee dome with finial. Main roof has moulded eaves and is hipped; the gable to left of porch has oculus, ashlar copings and ball finial on pedestal; end of main roof above porch is set lower. Left return: centre has windows in recessed panels as before; narrow side bays are set back and link to the octagonal turret wings to form the building's most impressive facade. EG Paley died in 1895 but the clear similarities to the remaining north wing (qv) show the work remained in his office, then known as Austin and Paley.

placename:- North Lonsdale Hospital
district:- Barrow in Furness
listed building
coordinates:- SD20256878
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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