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Braystones Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowside Quarter, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4396 / 54°26'22"N

Longitude: -3.5304 / 3°31'49"W

OS Eastings: 300842

OS Northings: 505988

OS Grid: NY008059

Mapcode National: GBR 3KS3.G9

Mapcode Global: WH5ZN.RN2W

Entry Name: Braystones Tower

Listing Date: 10 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1145927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351971

Location: Lowside Quarter, Copeland, Cumbria, CA21

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Lowside Quarter

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Beckermet St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

NY 00 NW LOWSIDE QUARTER BRAYSTONES TOWER

11/1 II

Memorial tower. Erected 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee;
became a First World War memorial in addtion, 1920. Snecked sandstone rubble with
roughly dressed quoins and tooled dressings. Tower (formerly floored, now gutted)
3 stages with battlemented parapet (slightly corbelled) and corner turret. Doorway
and windows (one to each floor to each elevation) under dropped labels. Original
commemorative tablet records the names of local worthies present at its unveiling
(June 1897); another tablet records the names of those men of Braystone who served
in the Great War. Braystone Tower is a prominent landmark from both the countryside
around and the sea.


Listing NGR: NY0084205988


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 2 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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