Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1145927

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1991

Statutory Address: BRAYSTONES TOWER


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Statutory Address: BRAYSTONES TOWER

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

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland (District Authority)

Parish: Lowside Quarter

National Grid Reference: NY 00842 05988


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The following building shall be added:-


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.


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

Legacy System number: 351971

Legacy System: LBS


War Memorials Online, accessed 2 February 2017 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 2 February 2017 from

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