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Tower of Chapel of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Staveley, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3763 / 54°22'34"N

Longitude: -2.8153 / 2°48'55"W

OS Eastings: 347136

OS Northings: 498176

OS Grid: SD471981

Mapcode National: GBR 8KST.9Z

Mapcode Global: WH82N.Q8KC

Plus Code: 9C6V95GM+GV

Entry Name: Tower of Chapel of St Margaret

Listing Date: 12 February 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086550

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76488

Location: Over Staveley, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Over Staveley

Built-Up Area: Staveley

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Staveley St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 49 NE,

MAIN STREET (east side),
Tower of Chapel of St Margaret




Tower only (Church demolished 1865). Said to have been founded in 1388.
Probably late C14 or early C15 with later alterations. Rubble with limestone
dressings; C20 limestone pinnacles and coping to parapet. West doorway has
moulded jambs and round-arched head under hood-mould with defaced labels; square
headed window above of three trefoiled lights with hood mould and labels with small
round headed niche to either side; bell opening with stone surround and slate
louvres; gable with clock in memory of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and
plaque dated 1887. Plaque commemorating the men of Staveley who served in the
South African campaign (1900-1901). East wall has square headed window of two
trefoiled lights inserted in blocked opening.

Listing NGR: SD4713698176

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.

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