button to main menu   Old Cumbria Gazetteer
placename:- Henry VI Monument
other name:- Muncaster Tower
parish Muncaster parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
tower; folly; monument
coordinates:- SD1197
10Km square:- SD19

1Km square SD1197

hearsay 3 story gothic tower erected by Sir John Pennington about 1800. It is said to mark the spot where Henry VI, flying from enemies during the War of the Roses, met a shepherd who took him to find safe lodging with the then Sir John Pennington.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

button to lakes menu  Lakes Guides menu.

©  Martin and Jean Norgate: 2013
mailto button  email:- JandMN@norgate.freeserve.co.uk
button, online connection  Other projects

button, online connection  Geography Department, Portsmouth University