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Home Up The Hoad Monument Canal Lock Gates (1) Canal Lock Gates (2) The Upland Pond Ulverston Market Place

 

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Code LF-13 The Hoad Monument

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The Hoad Monument. Ulverston's defining symbol, the replica lighthouse is a monument to arctic explorer Sir John Barrow. It stands above the town on Hoad Hill, with Morecambe Bay in the background.

Code LF-14 Canal Lock Gates (1)

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The old Canal Lock Gates at Canal Foor, near Ulverston. The short 1 mile canal was opened in 1795, and the last ship left in 1946. The railways and the shifting channel in the estuary had finally overcome the waterway.

Code LF-15 Canal Lock Gates (2)

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These are the most visible remains of the original equipment on the well-kept canal, the old timbers and rusting ironwork decaying away but imperceptibly.

Code LF-16 The Upland Pond

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Little more than a mile north-west of Ulverston, a height of 800 feet is soon reached, near Horace Cross, offering fine views over Osmotherley, Lowick Common and the Furness Fells.

Code LF-33 Market Place, Ulverston

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A view familiar to any visitor to Ulverston over the last 200 years, the war memorial is of course a 20th century feature. Ulverston as a market place is much older, a market charter being granted in 1280, in the reign of Edward 1.

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