Basic Site Details

Name: Girls Friendly Society Home of Rest
Town, district or village: Morecambe
City or county: Lancashire
Country: England
Grid ref:
Notes: MORECAMBE. - In a recent public competition for a convalescent home at Morecambe, for the Girls' Friendly Society of the Ripon Diocese, the design of Mr Edward J H Maidman, architect, of Edinburgh, was selected, and he has been instructed to proceed with the work as quickly as possible.[Building News 24 February 1899 Page 264]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Retirement home Current use
Item 2 of 2Convalescent homeYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Marine Road East, Bare  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21899 Competition results announced 
Item 2 of 21899 Contracts advertised 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1Edward Charles Henry MaidmanArchitect 1899 Won competition to secure job


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Girls' Friendly Society of the Ripon Diocese 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News24 February 1899  p264 - competition result
Item 2 of 2Building News23 June 1899  p864 - contracts

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Edward Charles Henry Maidman: L v19 no1445