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Bell Tower North-East of Church of St Oswald

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkoswald, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7617 / 54°45'42"N

Longitude: -2.6924 / 2°41'32"W

OS Eastings: 355542

OS Northings: 540974

OS Grid: NY555409

Mapcode National: GBR 9FMC.WV

Mapcode Global: WH80S.MK3Y

Entry Name: Bell Tower North-East of Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 27 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73489

Location: Kirkoswald, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Kirkoswald

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkoswald St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 55550 40970 KIRKOSWALD KIRKOSWALD
NY 54 SE

7/63 Bell Tower north-east
27.12.67 of Church of St
Oswald

II*

Bell Tower. Core of 1743 (date on weather vane) with inscription over entrance
THIS TOWER WAS REBUILT/1893/IN MEMORY OF/JOHN HENRY RANSOME/VICAR 1877-1892.
Coursed red sandstone rubble wall, flat roof not visible. Small square 2-storey
tower with angle stair turret. Lower stonework is C18 with C19 rebuilding of
upper floor. Plank door in roll moulded surround; 2-light mullioned bell
openings have louvred stone vents; battlemented parapet with angle projecting
water spouts. Surrounding plinth is of similar materials with steps to
entrance, ball finials at angles. 3 inscribed bells, 1619, 1729 and 1892. See,
Guide to St Oswalds Church, Kirkoswald, 1974, p16. The only detached church
Bell Tower in north Cumbria.


Listing NGR: NY5554240974

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