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Graveyard Boundary Walls to Original Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Firbank, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3378 / 54°20'16"N

Longitude: -2.5876 / 2°35'15"W

OS Eastings: 361892

OS Northings: 493744

OS Grid: SD618937

Mapcode National: GBR BLC8.LS

Mapcode Global: WH943.772D

Entry Name: Graveyard Boundary Walls to Original Parish Church

Listing Date: 21 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75652

Location: Firbank, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Firbank

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Firbank, Howgill and Killington

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 69 SW,
11/73

FIRBANK,
FIRBANK FELL,
Graveyard boundary walls to original Parish Church

II

Graveyard walls. Date uncertain, possibly pre-Reformation, recorded in mid C17,
church demolished in 1830s. Dry stone walls enclosing area approx. 31m square.
Entrance to west side. Some gravestones with early C19 dates. To south-east is
Fox's pulpit, which George Fox preached for three hours to approx. 1,000 Seekers
(forerunners of the Society of Friends) on 13 June 1652. The meeting led to the
formation of the Society of Friends (Quakers).


Listing NGR: SD6189293744

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