The Hoad Monument – Ulverston
The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795. The Hoad monument in Ulverston was built in 1850 from local limestone and funded by local subscription.

The Hoad Monument – Ulverston

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The Hoad monument is a memorial to Sir John Barrow who was born in Ulverston in 1795. Built in 1850 from local limestone it was funded by local subscription. The…

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Sir John Barrow – Ulverston

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Sir John Barrow was born in Ulverston, Cumbria in 1764. He was the son of a journeyman tanner. His birthplace is this small cottage at Dragley Beck in Ulverston which…

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Accommodation for Manjushri KMC

Accommodation at Conishead Priory: We are able to accommodate visitors to the festivals and summer retreat at the Manjushri KMC, Conishead Priory in Ulverston. A brief history of Conishead Priory:…

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LoKi Strikes Again

Loki's Urban Gallery LokI, the mystery artist who has been likened to the world-famous graffiti specialist Banksy, has struck again in Ulverston. Two years ago, LoKi placed a series of…

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Toll-Gate House, Ulverston

Toll-Gate House, Ulverston. Tollgates were set up in the 18th century in an effort to raise money for the improvement of turnpikes. This listed, six sided toll-gate  is situated in…

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