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War Memorial, Cross and Enclosing Walls Approximately 40 Metres North of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Beetham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2095 / 54°12'34"N

Longitude: -2.7733 / 2°46'23"W

OS Eastings: 349662

OS Northings: 479585

OS Grid: SD496795

Mapcode National: GBR 9M2R.DR

Mapcode Global: WH83G.CGM8

Entry Name: War Memorial, Cross and Enclosing Walls Approximately 40 Metres North of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76553

Location: Beetham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA7

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Beetham

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Beetham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 4979 BEETHAM A6 (off West side)
Beetham

9/10 War memorial, cross
and enclosing walls
approx. 40m North of
Church of St Michael

G.V. II

War Memorial, cross and enclosing walls. Inscription dated 1914-1919.
Sandstone cross on sandstone steps, limestone walls with sandstone dressings,
copper plaque. Cross: Celtic style; tapering rectangular shaft on stepped,
battered plinth surmounted by wheel-head cross with central annunciating angel
bearing lily. Walls: curving towards entrance in plan, approx. 400 mm high
with plinth, coping, rectangular balustrades and elliptical end stops. Rear
wall to South has moulded cornice and central memorial tablet surmounted by
carved stone wreath with ribbons bearing date. Later plaque added below for
1939-45.


Listing NGR: SD4992079055


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 3 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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