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Cockpit in Field to North of Village

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldingham, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1442 / 54°8'39"N

Longitude: -3.1171 / 3°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 327121

OS Northings: 472622

OS Grid: SD271726

Mapcode National: GBR 6NNJ.Y5

Mapcode Global: WH72K.23X8

Entry Name: Cockpit in Field to North of Village

Listing Date: 5 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75791

Location: Aldingham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Aldingham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Aldingham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ALDINGHAM SCALES
SD 27 SE
Cockpit in field to north of
19/19 village
G.V. II

One of 2 cockpits built in the mid C19 for the Huddleston family; part of a
group of buildings erected as follies. Said to have been used for (illegal)
cock fights. Drystone construction with stone vault. Circular in plan,
of conical appearance c10 ft high. Low entrance faces north; small opening
on south side, circular opening through apex of vault.


Listing NGR: SD2712172622

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

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