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FOX’S PULPIT

FOX’S PULPIT
FOX’S PULPIT

The remote site of where, on 13th June 1652, George Fox preached to a thousand people and launched the Quaker movement, the Society of Friends. There is a memorial tablet on the rock, which is situated next to the site of a chapel and abandoned graveyard.

Post code is for nearby Newfield Farm and for guidance only.

Location/Address: Shacklabank Lane
Firbank Fell
Nr Sedbergh
County: Cumbria
Post Code: LA10 5EN
Main Historic Period: Stuart
Link to featured article: Fox's Pulpit
Tip/Nearby: Minor road off the A684 west of Sedbergh
Primary Management: Private - open to the public
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