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Fox Tower to North-West of Helbeck Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Helbeck, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6VGMR9+FM

Entry Name: Fox Tower to North-West of Helbeck Hall

Listing Date: 21 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73341

Location: Helbeck, Eden, Cumbria, CA17

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Helbeck

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brough St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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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

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