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Latitude: 54.6752 / 54°40'30"N
Longitude: -2.7439 / 2°44'37"W
OS Eastings: 352129
OS Northings: 531377
OS Grid: NY521313
Mapcode National: GBR 9G8C.RV
Mapcode Global: WH814.TRL9
Entry Name: Beacon Tower
Listing Date: 24 April 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1326889
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72779
Location: Penrith, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Penrith
Built-Up Area: Penrith
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Penrith St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
5165 BEACON ROAD
1719 on site of earlier beacons. Repaired 1780, red sandstone, low square tower
with pyramid stone roof. Round-arched opening each side with keystones and wrought
iron grilles, and small loops to north and south. Round-headed doorway on east.
On top of hill, about 930 ft elevation, very prominent landmark.
Listing NGR: NY5212931377
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