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placename:- Highmoor
locality:- Highmoor
locality:- Wigton
parish Wigton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; folly; tower
coordinates:- NY261475
10Km square:- NY24

1Km square NY2647

photograph

Highmoor -- Highmoor -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- 11.4.2007
photograph

Highmoor -- Highmoor -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- 11.4.2007

old map (vignette):- Burrow 1920s

Road strip maps with parts in Westmorland, Cumberland etc, now Cumbria, irregular scale about 1.5 miles to 1 inch, by E J Burrow and Co, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, 1920s.
thumbnail EJB3Vg54, button to large image

placename:- High Moor Mansion
date:- 1920=1929
period:- 1920s

photocopy Whitehead 1886:-
vol.9 p.261

image t1009261.jpg
Whitehead, H: 1886: Church Bells in Cumberland Ward, part II: TransCWAAS: vol.9: pp.240-268

hearsay The tunes played, 1884:-
In the Sweet Bye and Bye
Under the Willows
Drink to Me Only
Holsworthy Bells
Hazel Dell
There's No Luck About the House
God Bless the Prince of Wales

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Highmoor -- Highmoor -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms. -- 11.4.2007

hearsay The tower was added to the house, Highmoor, by William Banks, 1887. The house dates from 1810, plus later additions.

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