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Latitude: 54.4396 / 54°26'22"N
Longitude: -3.5304 / 3°31'49"W
OS Eastings: 300842
OS Northings: 505988
OS Grid: NY008059
Mapcode National: GBR 3KS3.G9
Mapcode Global: WH5ZN.RN2W
Entry Name: Braystones Tower
Listing Date: 10 January 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145927
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351971
Location: Lowside Quarter, Copeland, Cumbria, CA21
Civil Parish: Lowside Quarter
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Beckermet St John
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
The following building shall be added:-
NY 00 NW LOWSIDE QUARTER BRAYSTONES TOWER
Memorial tower. Erected 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee;
became a First World War memorial in addtion, 1920. Snecked sandstone rubble with
roughly dressed quoins and tooled dressings. Tower (formerly floored, now gutted)
3 stages with battlemented parapet (slightly corbelled) and corner turret. Doorway
and windows (one to each floor to each elevation) under dropped labels. Original
commemorative tablet records the names of local worthies present at its unveiling
(June 1897); another tablet records the names of those men of Braystone who served
in the Great War. Braystone Tower is a prominent landmark from both the countryside
around and the sea.
Listing NGR: NY0084205988
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 2 February 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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