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Byrnes Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Hesket, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7259 / 54°43'33"N

Longitude: -2.7833 / 2°46'59"W

OS Eastings: 349652

OS Northings: 537051

OS Grid: NY496370

Mapcode National: GBR 9F0S.7P

Mapcode Global: WH80Y.6GWW

Entry Name: Byrnes Monument

Listing Date: 24 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73905

Location: Hesket, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Hesket

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Plumpton Wall St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 43 NE HESKET PLUMPTON

10/181 Byrnes Monument

II


Roadside monument. Inscribed RESTORED 1911. Red sandstone. Recessed plaque
inscribed HERE CONSTABLE JOSEPH BYRNES FELL ON THE NIGHT OF OCTOBER 29 1885,
SHOT BY THE THREE NETHERBY BURGLARS WHOM HE SINGLE HANDED ENDEAVOURED TO ARREST;
set in chamfered surround under shaped pediment.


Listing NGR: NY4965237051

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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