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placename:- Dacre Bears, The
locality:- St Andrew's Church
parish Dacre parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
sculpture
coordinates:- NY45992663
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4526

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Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 10.8.2012
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Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- Bear, NW; bear asleep with head on a pillar. -- 30.9.2005

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Four effigies of animals stand at four corners of the church, known as the Dacre Bears. (They are far earlier than the bear and ragged staff of Warwickshire.) Chancellor Ferguson studied them in 1890.

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button to large Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 10.8.2012
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button to large Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- Bear, SW; a small animal has jumped on the back of the bear, who has turned to see what it is. -- 30.9.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 10.8.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- Bear, SE; the bear attempts to get the animal off its back. -- 30.9.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- 10.8.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Dacre Bears, The -- St Andrew's Church -- Dacre -- Cumbria / -- Bear, NE; the bear has eaten the animal. -- 30.9.2005

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