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Furness & South Lakeland Branch of LACR

TOWER INFORMATION FOR

St James, BURTON-IN-KENDAL


St James' Church looking from NW, following weatherproofing work to the tower in 2015

TOWER PRACTICE AND CONTACT DETAILS

Available on the branch page at LACR website

SATNAV / GPS

PostCode: LA6 1NS
Landranger Grid Ref: SD530769
LAT: N54:11:09 (54.185902)
LONG: W2:43:15 (-2.720698)
Waymarking

ONLINE MAP LINKS

Google Streetview

OS Map: Dove's Guide or Bing Maps


Ordnance Survey Map Reference

OS LANDRANGER (1:50,000 2cm=1km)
Sheet 97: Kendal & Morecambe

OS EXPLORER (1:25000 4cm=1km)
Sheet OL7: The English Lakes: South Eastern Area


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PARKING

Free parking for approx 10 to 12 vehicles in grounds adjacent to church.

Alternative parking at Memorial Hall near town square approx 0.5km south of church, but only if there is no function in the hall.

Otherwise parking on residential streets nearby, but please be considerate and avoid obstructing any driveways.

ACCESSIBILITY

Staircase with handrail inside rear of church, enter ringing room through large counterweighted trapdoor.
Maximum of approx. 20 people in ringing room

FACILITIES

TOILET
Single toilet located inside porch of church

SHELTER
Church will be open to admit ringers to tower, so shelter inside church.

SHOPS
Village shop & Post Office, and Pub on main street near to the village square, approx 0.5km south of church.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB PAGES

RINGING WEBSITES
DOVE (Burton) - Dove's Guide For Church Bell Ringers
BlueLine

CHURCH WEBSITES
St James's Church (www.stjamesburton.org)

TOURISM WEBSITES
Visit Cumbria

REFERENCE WEBSITES
Wikipedia
BritishListedBuildings

AUDIO


Very short recording of bellringing at Burton-in-Kendal on branch open day Mon 6th May 2013
Other Photos on web:
© 2017 Copyright Andrew Pollock and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons License.