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Latitude: 54.6321 / 54°37'55"N
Longitude: -2.8384 / 2°50'18"W
OS Eastings: 345972
OS Northings: 526649
OS Grid: NY459266
Mapcode National: GBR 8GMW.89
Mapcode Global: WH819.CTLV
Plus Code: 9C6VJ5J6+RJ
Entry Name: Carved bear north west of Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 24 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145532
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73749
Location: Dacre, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Dacre
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Dacre St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
Tagged with: Carving
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Carved bear north-west of Church of St Andrew
Upright carved bear, one of a group of four. Medieval. Red sandstone; about 4 feet high. It is thought that these four bears are in their original medieval positions at each corner of the churchyard, each showing part of a story: this bear is supposed to be asleep with its head resting on top of a pillar, but much of its head is now worn away.
See Phillippa J.F. Smith, A Short History of Dacre Parish Church, p.9; Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Societv, old series. xi. pp.
Listing NGR: NY4597226649
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