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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: BRAYSTONES TOWER

List Entry Number: 1145927

Location

BRAYSTONES TOWER

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

County: Cumbria
District: Copeland
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Lowside Quarter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1991

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


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351971


Asset Groupings

This List entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.


List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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.


Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 2 February 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/168324
War Memorials Register, accessed 2 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/67140

Map

National Grid Reference: NY 00842 05988


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