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placename:- Askam and Ireleth Community Centre
other name:- Askam in Furness School ?
locality:- Askam in Furness
parish Askam and Ireleth parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
village hall; school
coordinates:- SD21457758
10Km square:- SD27
The road alongside is School Street.

1Km square SD2177

photograph

Askam and Ireleth Community Centre -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 16.4.2010
photograph

Askam and Ireleth Community Centre -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 16.4.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 15 8)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
School
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

hearsay Giles Brownrigg, who was born here, made a fortune in London and gave land and endowed a trust for a school here, 17th century. This school was replaced in 1862, by the present St Peter's School.
(NB it is not clear that this comment belongs to this school in Askam.)

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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