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St Peter, Langwathby
St Peter's Church
Langwathby Church
locality:-   Langwathby
civil parish:-   Langwathby (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   church
coordinates:-   NY56903372
1Km square:-   NY5633
10Km square:-   NY53
references:-   : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

BJU56.jpg (taken 26.8.2005)  
BJU57.jpg (taken 26.8.2005)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 50 11) 
placename:-  St Peter's Church
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"St. Peter's Ch. (Vicarage) / Grave Yard"

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by Rev William Ford, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, by W Edwards, 12 Ave Maria Lane, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, William Smith, 113 Fleet Street, London, by Currie and Bowman, Newcastle, by Bancks and Co, Manchester, by Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, and by Sinclair, Dumfries, 1839.
image FD01P130, button  goto source
Page 130:-  "..."
"... The church is parcel of the vicarage of Edenhall, which is a mile and a half further, and three miles and a half from Penrith."

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
Image © see bottom of page

 stained glass

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Church of St Peter
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"CHURCH OF ST PETER / / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 74301 / NY5690433730"
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Parish church. C13 with C15 alterations, partly rebuilt in 1718 (dated with plaque and churchwarden's names) with porch dated 1836. Red sandstone rubble walls, the 1718 walls of dressed red sandstone with eaves cornice and V-jointed quoins, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and kneelers; west twin bellcote. Red sandstone roof on porch. 5-bay nave with north aisle and west porch/vestry. 2-bay chancel. Nave has C13 aisle wall with blocked north doorway, a C15 chamfered-surround window and lancet east and west windows. The south wall of both nave and chancel is of 1718 with tall round-headed windows. Porch has flattened pointed-arched doorway under hoodmould, and lancet west window. Vestry is early C20. Other chancel walls are probably C15. The 1718 wall has blocked priest's doorway. 3-light C18 east window. Interior has 3-bay arcade of C13 pointed arches on rebuilt octagonal columns. C15 2-light west window now covered by porch. Late medieval open timber roof. Alms plaque 1703. 2 breast plates and helmet, used as parish armour, mounted on wall. C18 baluster font."

Kirkby, John de  1368 -  
Goodylow, Robert  1465 -  
Blencow, Christopher  1535 -  
Sewell, Hugh  1560 -  
Scott, Alan  1565 -  
Scott, Thomas  1578 -  
Smith, William, Sir  1580 -  
Greene, Simon  1624 -  
Macmillan, John  1652 -  
Denton, Thomas  1658 -  
Williamson, Edward  1659 -  
Tailor, Thomas  1660 -  
Denton, Thomas  1663 -  
Greene, Simon  1603 -  
Burton, Gilbert  1669 -  
Leigh, John  1683 -  
Moon, George  1690 -  
Musgrave, Christopher  1743 -  
Rowland, Joseph  1763 -  
Baldwin, Roger  1774 -  
Watson, Thomas  1802 -  
Dukinfield, Charles E  1833 -  
Porteous, Beilby  1840 -  
Harman, Edward  1870 -  
Lovejoy, William  1880 -  
Hale, Bernard G R  1898 -  

BJU58.jpg  The organ, bought from The Positive Organ Co, Mornington Crescent, London, 1907:-
BVM78.jpg  Parish chest.
(taken 14.10.2011)  
CBD59.jpg  Parish chest.
(taken 18.7.2014)  
BVM79.jpg  Parish chest.
(taken 14.10.2011)  
CBD57.jpg  Parish chest.
(taken 18.7.2014)  
CBD58.jpg  Parish chest.
(taken 18.7.2014)  

BVM81.jpg  Watercolour by Ed H Thompson, 1929.
(taken 14.10.2011)  
BVM82.jpg (taken 14.10.2011)  
BVM83.jpg (taken 14.10.2011)  

Modernised 1718; porch added 1836.

person:-    : St Peter
place:-   Langwathby / Carlisle Diocese

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