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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
Plus Code: 9C6VQ865+M2
Entry Name: Bell Tower North-East of Church of St Oswald
Listing Date: 27 December 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144818
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73489
Location: Kirkoswald, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
Civil Parish: Kirkoswald
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Kirkoswald St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 55550 40970 KIRKOSWALD KIRKOSWALD
NY 54 SE
7/63 Bell Tower north-east
27.12.67 of Church of St
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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