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Schneider Square Roundabout

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Schneider Square Roundabout
Location Map ( geo)
Statue of Henry Schneider, Barrow-in-Furness - Geograph - 5496235.jpg
The statue of Henry Schneider in the centre of the roundabout in 2017
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Location
Barrow-in-Furness
County
Lancashire
Highway Authority
Cumbria
Junction Type
Roundabout

Schneider Square Roundabout is a large roundabout in Barrow-in-Furness, with the centre island being used for planting around a central statue.

The square is named after Henry Schneider. Schneider moved to Barrow in 1839 and is responsible for the discovery of the massive Burlington iron ore mine near Askam in 1851. He joined with James Ramsden (see Ramsden Square Roundabout to form the Furness Railway Company and the their iron companies later merged to form the Barrow Hematite Steel Company. A statue of Henry Schneider was erected in this location in 1891[1].

Routes

Route To Notes
Duke Street
Duke Street
Dalton Road
Michaelson Road


References




Schneider Square Roundabout
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Barrow-in-Furness

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