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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BEACON TOWER

List entry Number: 1326889

Location

BEACON TOWER, BEACON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaEdenDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72779

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5165 BEACON ROAD

Beacon Tower 4/30 24.4.51

I

2. 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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National Grid Reference: NY 52129 31377

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