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Aldingham reflections289 views1 commentsCarol LAug 31, 2015
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Earnsie Bay with Ramblers250 views1 commentsJohnApr 21, 2015
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another bit bites the dust221 viewspart of abotsmead reduced to rubble kingsownFeb 23, 2015
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another bit bites the dust209 viewspart of abotsmead reduced to rubble kingsownFeb 23, 2015
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another bit bites the dust209 viewspart of abotsmead reduced to rubble kingsownFeb 23, 2015
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snowy top 219 viewsblackcombe today kingsownJan 19, 2015
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another one bites the dust209 viewsthorncliffe school going going kingsownJan 19, 2015
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another one bites the dust216 viewsthorncliffe school going going kingsownJan 19, 2015
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another one bites the dust222 viewsthorncliffe school going going kingsownJan 19, 2015
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another one bits the dust240 viewsthorncliff school being demolished todaykingsownNov 04, 2014
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another one bits the dust219 viewsthorncliff school being demolished todaykingsownNov 04, 2014
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another one bits the dust218 viewsthorncliff school being demolished todaykingsownNov 04, 2014
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another one bits the dust201 viewsthorncliff school being demolished todaykingsownNov 04, 2014
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another bit bites the dust 289 viewsthe start of demolishing parkveiw the old grammar school kingsownJun 30, 2014
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another bit bites the dust 264 viewsthe start of demolishing parkveiw the old grammar school kingsownJun 30, 2014
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360 views2 commentsMar 27, 2014
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Ten a Penny Beach shot.308 views1 commentsMar 26, 2014
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Closing down309 viewsUlverstons last independent DIYwayneFeb 25, 2014
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Green-Nod305 viewsA sign showing the new village of Green-Nod!!!!wayneFeb 25, 2014
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Brewers Fayre277 viewsThe new Brewers Fayre restaurant.wayneFeb 25, 2014
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Rose and Crown280 viewsRose and Crown pub Ulverston.wayneFeb 25, 2014
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hello barrow228 viewsthe new premier inn hotel ,next to the dock museum kingsownOct 27, 2013
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hello barrow225 viewsthe new rear exit from tesco and B and QkingsownOct 27, 2013
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hello barrow225 viewsthe new rear exit from tesco and B and QkingsownOct 27, 2013
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hello barrow248 viewsthe new premier inn hotel and pub ,looking from the new roundabout at the back of tesco kingsownOct 27, 2013
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hello barrow228 viewsthe new premier inn hotel ,looking from the back of the dock-museum kingsownOct 27, 2013
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good bye barrow276 viewsend of the line yates pub the old pass,s store about to be demolished kingsownOct 26, 2013
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good bye barrow253 viewsend of the line vickers engineering works EMS machine shop gone kingsownOct 26, 2013
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good bye barrow290 viewsend of the line vickers engineering works EMS machine shop gone kingsownOct 26, 2013
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good bye barrow269 viewsend of the line vickers engineering works EMS machine shop gone kingsownOct 26, 2013
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the new furness academy297 viewsmore lights than blackpool kingsownSep 11, 2013
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the new furness academy273 viewsmore lights than blackpool kingsownSep 11, 2013
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Furness Railway Engine No 93504 viewsBuilt 1874 scraped 1925wayneJul 27, 2012
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Furness Railway Engine No 79428 viewsBuilt 1873 scraped 1930. A sign reading Siddick junction can be seen behind the train. About a mile and a half north of Workington station was Siddick Junction. This junction provided the connection to the Royal Navy Armaments Depot facility at Broughton Moor. wayneJul 27, 2012
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Furness Railway Engine No 50420 viewsBuilt 1883 scraped 1928wayneJul 27, 2012
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Furness Railway Engine No 12424 viewsBuilt 1873 scraped 1920wayneJul 27, 2012
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Furness Railway Engine No 100421 viewsCalled Keekle built 1858 withdrawn 1918wayneJul 26, 2012
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Furness Railway Engine No 61426 viewsBuilt 1866 withdrawn 1925wayneJul 26, 2012
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Furness Railway Engine No 19425 viewsPETTIGREW produced the needful in 1910 when six smart little 0-6-0 side tanks were put to work. They had cylinders 17 1/2 x 24 ins., wheels 4 ft. 7 1/2 ins. dia., and 160 lbs. working pressure. They were numbered 19 to 24 and re-numbered 55 to 60 in 1918.wayneJul 26, 2012
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411 viewsNamed Carlisle running from 1855 to 1886wayneJul 26, 2012
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Nigel Wood outside Frank Wood hat shop Forshaw street447 viewsNigel Wood outside Frank Wood hat shop Forshaw streetwayneJul 25, 2012
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Arial view Barrow circa 1970605 viewsArial view Barrow showing Cairds foundry and the old bus depotwayneJul 25, 2012
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Sandgate Hotel Barrow 1908504 views1854- In 1893 at the adjourned Brewsters Sessions, Thomas Thompson (no relation to the brewers) had his license renewed after a police objection. In his defence Thompson’s solicitor stated that Thompson and his forefathers had kept the pub for 40 years, since it was first licensed. After some discussion the license was renewed. Like many houses, when the Sandgate first opened it was known as the New Inn. Sold for £4,200 at public auction on August 14th 1901.wayneJul 25, 2012
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Roa Island Hotel, Roa Island Station542 viewsRoa Island Hotel, Roa Island StationwayneJul 25, 2012
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Masons Arms, 30 Paxton Terrace714 views1861-1968 In September, 1881, Thompsons applied for a spirits license for the Masons stating that the house had been open 20 years. Proposed improvements to cost nearly £2,000. The bench was in favour of the improvements but not the license. Thompsons completely rebuilt the Masons at a cost of £3,500 in 1890. In 1891 a spirits license was requested for the Masons Arms as the rebuilt house with restaurant was worthy of one. It was refused. The Masons stood on the corner of Paxton Terrace and Forshaw Street and it was closed in May, 1968, and demolished.1 commentswayneJul 21, 2012
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Railway Inn, 2 John Street.544 views1861-1968 Another small town centre pub demolished to make way for the new Market Hall. Wine license granted in 1879. Sold at public auction on November 5, 1902, with a beer and wine license, for £4,200 to Cases who were already tenants. Closed March 31, 1968. Last licensee was George Smith. wayneJul 21, 2012
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New Inn, 2/4 Franklin Street.496 views1661-1972 Built by William Gradwell. Sold to Cases by Francis Kendall and John Ashburner on April 15, 1873. Prior to 1872 known as the Hammer and Pincers, name changed by Cases. Frank Lappin the last licensee, believed that up until the time of the pub’s closure that the pub was the oldest in Barrow Town, having mistakenly thought the pub was licensed in 1849. closed November 4, 1972.wayneJul 21, 2012
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Bay Horse, Hawcoat. 500 viewsPre 1850- Agnes Holmes is listed as keeping a beerhouse at Hawcoat in the 1851 Mannix Directory. In 1855 a newly built beerhouse at Hawcoat was advertised for sale in the Ulverston Advertiser. In 1871 George Woodburne is listed as the landlord of the Black House, Hawcoat. (The Kings is also listed, but there is no mention of the Bay Horse). In 1882 the name Black House has gone and the Bay Horse re-appears. Rebuilt in 1927 by Cases. Wine License 1932. Hammonds opened the New Bay Horse on the opposite side of the road in 1966. The Old Bay Horse is now a shop.

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Regal Bar, Forshaw Street556 views1867-1992 The Alexandra Music Hall appeared in December, 1867. In December, 1876 The Star Theatre and Hotel were offered for sale by public auction. The bidding reached £6,500 this being below the reserve, the property was withdrawn. The Hotel and Theatre were offered for sale at auction on March 19,1902. Withdrawn at £9,500. Sold privately to Allsopps later that year. As the Theatre’s name changed, so did the Hotel’s to the Tivoli in November, 1902, and finally the Regal Bar in August, 1931. Closed in 1992 and demolished to make way for town centre development, another one bites the dust.wayneJul 21, 2012
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Cumberland Arms, 51 McClintock Street.492 views1864-1974 Built by Gradwell. Bought by Cases on November 13, 1880 from Robert Postlethwaite. To Let, apply Cases, in 1882. Closed April 31, 1974. Demolished May 22, 1974. Last licensee was Norman Leach.wayneJul 21, 2012

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