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Latitude: 54.6321 / 54°37'55"N
Longitude: -2.8384 / 2°50'18"W
OS Eastings: 345972
OS Northings: 526649
OS Grid: NY459266
Mapcode National: GBR 8GMW.89
Mapcode Global: WH819.CTLV
Entry Name: Carved Bear North West of Church of St Andrew
Listing Date: 24 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1145532
English Heritage Legacy ID: 73749
Location: Dacre, Eden, Cumbria, CA11
Civil Parish: Dacre
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Dacre St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 42 NE DACRE DACRE
16/27 Carved bear
Church of St Andrew
Upright carved bear, one of a group of 4. Medieval. Red sandstone; about
4 feet high. It is thought that these 4 bears are in their original medieval
positions at each corner of the churchyard, each showing part of a story: this
bear is supposed to be asleep with its head resting on top of a pillar, but much
of its head is now worn away. See Phillippa J.F. Smith, A Short History of
Dacre Parish Church, p.9; Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian &
Archaeological Societv, old series. xi. pp.
Listing NGR: NY4597226649
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