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Pennington Lodge Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Colton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2743 / 54°16'27"N

Longitude: -2.9691 / 2°58'8"W

OS Eastings: 336992

OS Northings: 486950

OS Grid: SD369869

Mapcode National: GBR 7MQ0.0K

Mapcode Global: WH82Z.CTDM

Entry Name: Pennington Lodge Tower

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225215

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421445

Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Colton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Finsthwaite St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

COLTON FINSTHWAITE
SD 38 NE
7/46 Pennington Lodge
25.3.70 Tower

II

Monument to naval victories of the Napoleonic war, 1799. For James King of
Finsthwaite House. Coursed slate. Square 2-stage tower. Projecting course
between stages and to top, with embattled parapet. Each face has 2 slots to
each stage. South face has blocked pointed entrance, the 2nd stage has oval
plaque inscribed: ERECTED/TO HONOUR THE/OFFICERS, SEAMEN AND MARINES/OF THE/
ROYAL NAVY/WHOSE MATCHLESS CONDUCT, AND/IRRESISTIBLE VALOUR, DECISIVELY
DEFEATED/THE FLEETS OF FRANCE, SPAIN, AND HOLLAND/AND PRESERVED AND PROTECTED/
LIBERTY AND COMMERCE/1799". Other faces have round opening to 2nd stage.


Listing NGR: SD3699286949


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, 3 February 2017.

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

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