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St Matthew, Dendron
St Matthew's Church
Dendron Church
locality:-   Dendron
civil parish:-   Aldingham (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   church
coordinates:-   SD24697067
1Km square:-   SD2470
10Km square:-   SD27
references:-   : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

BMJ54.jpg (taken 10.7.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- Nurse 1918
source data:-   Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 2nd edn 1939.
item:-  JandMN : 27
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evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Church of St Matthew
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Parish Church. First built in 1642 by a Londoner born in the village, the Church was rebuilt in 1795 and the west tower added in 1833. Wet-dashed rubble on plinth. Graduated slate roof. West tower, 5 bay aisless church. 3-stage tower has double door in semicircular-headed surround on west face. Small semicircular-headed windows with glazing bars, to 2nd stage, semicircular-headed louvred openings to 3rd stage with crenellation above. East and west ends of 1795 building have pediments (west one partly hidden by tower). Church has single tall storey with 5 semicircular-headed windows in recesses an South side only. Band carried round at level of springing of window heads; eaves band and cornice carried round. East end has blind oculii and niches flanking small semicircular-headed central window in recess. South windows have qlazing bars with interlaced heads; east window has square-leaded panes. C19 pewing and fittings to interior."

person:-    : St Matthew
place:-   Dendron / Carlisle Diocese

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