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What an impressive, imposing building!

Can't help but admire this wonderful Grade II listed building in the centre of Barrow. Dating back... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
allertonlad
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
What a wonderful old building!

Steeped in history and full of interesting rooms. The council meeting room alone is so interesting... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
atkinsonc6
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Selby, United Kingdom
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4 Nov 2018
“What an impressive, imposing building!”
10 Sep 2018
“What a wonderful old building!”
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Town Hall Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 2LD, England
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Can't help but admire this wonderful Grade II listed building in the centre of Barrow. Dating back to 1887, the red sandstone gives it a very impressive look. The dominating tower ensures that it stands out as one of the tallest buildings in town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Steeped in history and full of interesting rooms. The council meeting room alone is so interesting. Councillor John Murphy gave us a talk and tour and it was fascinating. You won’t look at town halls in the same way again!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

A wonderful sandstone building that dominates the town. Didn't have time to look inside but a couple of locals came up to us to tell us about it - they ae really proud of it. Walk round the back to see the front entrance -...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

had a quick walk around the town when I stopped over night, I thought the Town Hall was a very impressive building

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

This council chamber is an outstanding sandstone building it is so impressive it takes a while to try and take it all in. I tried to get an overall photo and found it impossible I did not go in but would like to have done...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

The Town Hall is only open for organised tours but if you can get on one do visit it is really impressive

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Peter H
Reviewed October 3, 2016

We were given an impromptu tour (courtesy of Jake) of this beautiful building, again, as we found with other places in & around Barrow, so much history

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank BrendaR1394
Reviewed September 3, 2016

I travelled,with my daughter,to attend a family wedding,which was held in the Town Hall.This is a very impressive building inside,with amazing stonework and excellent lighting.It is well worth a visit for anybody making the trip to Barrow.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank billanderson2016
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Local people sometimes take this wonderful building for granted. A work of art on our doorstep.Hire for weddings etc. Just nice to walk around the outside of this lovely building admiring the Victorian craftsmanship is enough.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Norman P
Reviewed August 13, 2016

I haven't been on a tour but the outside is very impressive and in actual fact Barrow has more than its fair share of wonderful buildings. This one however is stunning when viewed from the car park at the 'rear' and would not look out...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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