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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335531
English Heritage Legacy ID: 77799
Location: Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8
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
NY 55 NW BRAMPTON CAPON TREE ROAD
13/6 Capon Tree Monument
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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