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The rapid expansion of Barrow-in-Furness in the UK led to an immediate need for workers' housing. A number of tenement blocks were built in the 'Glasgow style' to accommodate the influx of people. (1874-1884c)

Some of these tenement blocks still survive on Barrow Island (UK) and were in the main by the architects Austin and Paley and Lancaster, but constructed by an experienced Scottish builder. Barrow Island Community is overshadowed by the dockyard and related buildings, but there is still a school, some shops, public houses, and churches.

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Keywords:architecture, austin and paley, barrow commnuity, barrow island, barrow-in-furness, british history, cumbria, english history, homes, housing, industrial archaeology, industrial heritage, lancashire, people, tenements, terraced-houses, victorian, villages, working class people

HRS 2381 Barrow, Steamer St tenements, Barque st

HRS 2381 Barrow, Steamer St tenements, Barque st

HRS 2382 Barrow, Steamer Street tenements

HRS 2382 Barrow, Steamer Street tenements

HRS 2383 Barrow, Steamer St access

HRS 2383 Barrow, Steamer St access

HRS 2384 Barrow, Steam St access bikes

HRS 2384 Barrow, Steam St access bikes

HRS 2385 Barrow, Island St, St John's church

HRS 2385 Barrow, Island St, St John's church

HRS 2386 Barrow, Steamer St tenements grass

HRS 2386 Barrow, Steamer St tenements grass

HRS 2387 Barrow, Devonshire buildings from Island rd

HRS 2387 Barrow, Devonshire buildings from Island rd

HRS 2388 Barrow, Devonshire buildings stonework detail

HRS 2388 Barrow, Devonshire buildings stonework detail

HRS 2389 Barrow, Ramsden dock road satellite dishes

HRS 2389 Barrow, Ramsden dock road satellite dishes

HRS 2390 Barrow, Ramsden dock road tenements

HRS 2390 Barrow, Ramsden dock road tenements

HRS 2391 Barrow, James Watt Terrace and tenements

HRS 2391 Barrow, James Watt Terrace and tenements

HRS 2392 Barrow, James Watt Terrace

HRS 2392 Barrow, James Watt Terrace

HRS 2393 Barrow, Anchor Road Terrace

HRS 2393 Barrow, Anchor Road Terrace

HRS 2394 Barrow, Royal Hotel

HRS 2394 Barrow, Royal Hotel

HRS 2395 Barrow, Sloop street tenements

HRS 2395 Barrow, Sloop street tenements

HRS 2396 Barrow, Sloop Street steps

HRS 2396 Barrow, Sloop Street steps

HRS 2397 Barrow, Ship Street washing line

HRS 2397 Barrow, Ship Street washing line

HRS 2398 Barrow, Ship Street, jeans on the line

HRS 2398 Barrow, Ship Street, jeans on the line

HRS 2399 Barrow, St Patrick's presbytery

HRS 2399 Barrow, St Patrick's presbytery

HRS 2400 Barrow, Shipyard to rear of Dundee st

HRS 2400 Barrow, Shipyard to rear of Dundee st