Trinity Church, Barrow-in-Furness
The church pictured in August 2005 post fire
|Location||Hindpool, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed building|
Trinity Church was a Presbyterian church located on School Street in Barrow-in-Furness, England. The church building was built in 1875 to accommodate the town's large Scottish Presbyterian congregation which had been meeting in the Welsh Chapel for ten years. It closed around 100 years later in 1971 after the union of various other congregations (including St. Andrews Presbyterian Church and the English Presbyterians). The building continued to be used for various functions, however in March 2005 was almost nearly destroyed by fire when it was being used as a bike store. The building's owner absolved itself of all responsibility for its upkeep in 2009 and Barrow Borough Council took control in 2013, and with no chance of redevelopment; demolished it later the same year.
The Italian/Romanesque church was designed by Paley and Austin architects and cost £5,000 to build on a site that was donated to the Presbyterian congregation by Sir James Ramsden. Trinity Church was one of just seven places of worship in Barrow with listed building status prior to demolition.
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