ABBEY HOUSE HOTEL - Barrow - List Entry

  • Description

    "Mansion. 1910-1914. By Edwin Lutyens. For Vickers Ltd. Irregularly coursed red ashlar standstone, graduated slate roof. 3 storeys in H-plan extended by 2-storey cross-wings. Elizabethan style; symmetrical. Recessed, chamfered mullioned windows with leaded lights in metal casements; parapets with copings formed from topmost wallstones; cast-iron rainwater goods with square down-pipes and decorative hoppers. Central entrance in semi-octagonal projection with double-chamfered plinth and double door in round arch; oversailing course steps over panel with date 'A.D. 1914' and cartouche bearing Vickers arms...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 6 months ago
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