St Cuthbert, Great Salkeld, Cumbria: the pele tower
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/CHU/1147 (ES401)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Churches ; Belfries, bell towers ; Fortifications|
NOTES: The original Saxon church was rebuilt in Norman style in 1080. The pele tower (peel tower) was added in 1380, with an iron door for defence of the inhabitants against the Scots.
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