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Friends Burial Ground to North of High Sunbrick Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldingham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1561 / 54°9'21"N

Longitude: -3.0945 / 3°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 328619

OS Northings: 473913

OS Grid: SD286739

Mapcode National: GBR 6NTC.VX

Mapcode Global: WH72C.FSNR

Entry Name: Friends Burial Ground to North of High Sunbrick Farm

Listing Date: 5 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75799

Location: Aldingham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Aldingham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Aldingham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ALDINGHAM SUNBRICK
SD 27 SE
Friends' Burial Ground to
19/28 north of High Sunbrick Farm
II

Burial Ground. 1st buried 1648. Stone rubble. Walls approx. 2m high
enclose area of 27m square. North wall has coping with upright stones and
entrance with flat slab over, and short walls projecting each side to south
side, probably a leant-to porch. Rock outcrop to north side of ground has
inscription, C19 or C20, recording its history. Between 1648 and 1767,
227 Friends were buried here; the most notable of these was Margaret Fox,
a pioneer of the Society of Friends. In 1669 she took as her 2nd husband
George Fox, the founder of the Society, and died in 1702.


Listing NGR: SD2861973913

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