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Capon Tree Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Brampton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9307 / 54°55'50"N

Longitude: -2.7416 / 2°44'29"W

OS Eastings: 352574

OS Northings: 559809

OS Grid: NY525598

Mapcode National: GBR 9C9F.78

Mapcode Global: WH7ZZ.VBND

Entry Name: Capon Tree Monument

Listing Date: 16 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 77799

Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Brampton

Built-Up Area: Brampton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Brampton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 55 NW BRAMPTON CAPON TREE ROAD
BRAMPTON

13/6 Capon Tree Monument

II

Monument. Dated 1904 by Laing and Beattie of Carlisle, paid for by public subscription. Carved red sandstone. Octagonal steps, tapering column surmounted by
circular head with carved Celtic cross. Inscribed, THIS STONE IS PLACED TO MARK
THE SITE OF THE ANCIENT CAPON TREE UNDER WHOSE SHADE THE JUDGES OF ASSIZE RESTED
AND UPON WHOSE BRANCHES WERE EXECUTED (in 1746) FOR ADHERENCE TO THE CAUSE OF THE
ROYAL LINE OF STUART, COLONEL JAMES INNES, CAPTAIN PATRICK LINDESAY, RONALD MACDONALD,
THOMAS PARK, PETER TAYLOR, MICHAEL DELAW. See G.G. Mounsey, Carlisle in 1745.


Listing NGR: NY5257459809

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