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Beacon Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Penrith, Cumbria

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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

Plus Code: 9C6VM7G4+3F

Entry Name: Beacon Tower

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72779

Location: Penrith, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

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

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Listing Text


Beacon Tower
4/30 24.4.51


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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