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Latitude: 54.5412 / 54°32'28"N
Longitude: -2.3308 / 2°19'50"W
OS Eastings: 378694
OS Northings: 516270
OS Grid: NY786162
Mapcode National: GBR DH5X.5V
Mapcode Global: WH938.53CY
Entry Name: Fox Tower to North-West of Helbeck Hall
Listing Date: 21 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1312436
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73341
Location: Helbeck, Eden, Cumbria, CA17
Civil Parish: Helbeck
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Brough St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 71 NE HELBECK
5/56 Fox Tower to north-west
of Helbeck Hall
Observation tower built c1779 for Henry Alison so that he could watch the Hunt.
Stands on massive drum plinth; coursed, rubble with some brick internally. Lacks
floor and roof. Main building circular with 5 semicircular headed windows to
1st floor (some blocked); entrance to rear at junction with tall newel stair turret
(resembling chimney) which has an external door at 1st floor level.
Listing NGR: NY7869416270
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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