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Braystones Tower


Braystones Tower is a prominent local landmark on high ground by the River Ehen, close to the village of Braystones in Cumbria. The 3 stage tower was built in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. In addition, it later became a war memorial. In a ceremony on the 23rd of May 1920, attended by Mr W.H. Watson of Braystones House and the Revd H Hunter Parker (Rural Dean) a plaque was added to the tower, inscribed with the names of 13 local servicemen from the parish who lost their lives in the First World War.[1] Braystones Tower is a Grade II listed building on the National Heritage List for England.

Braystones 1897 War Memorials Queen Victoria Lowside Quarter Civil Parish
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Diamond Jubilee Tower, near Braystones

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The Diamond Jubilee Tower, Braystones

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BRAYSTONES TOWER - List Entry
- "Memorial tower. Erected 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee; became a First World War memorial in addtion, 1920. ..... Original commemorative tablet records the names of local worthies present ...

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Memorial: BRAYSTONES, EHENSIDE,THE GILL, LOW MILL, BECKERMET, NETHERTOWN AND MIDDLETOWN
- ".....THIS TABLET IS ADDED TO THE TOWER/AD 1920/IN MEMORY OF/ROBERT AND JOHN HARRINGTON OF BRAYSTONES/AND THOMAS ROBLEY STEELE OF THE GILL/JOSEPH TALBOT ARMSTRONG AND JOSEPH ...

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List number: 1145927
List grade: 2
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY0084205988

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