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Askam and Ireleth Community Centre, Askam in Furness
Askam and Ireleth Community Centre
Askam in Furness School
locality:-   Askam in Furness
civil parish:-   Askam and Ireleth (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   village hall
locality type:-   school (once) 
coordinates:-   SD21457758
1Km square:-   SD2177
10Km square:-   SD27
SummaryText:-   The road alongside is School Street.

BSM71.jpg (taken 16.4.2010)  
BSM72.jpg (taken 16.4.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Lan 15 8) 
source data:-   Maps, 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.

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.)

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