Cartmel Priory,Church of St.Mary and St.Michael.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 12.060 W 002° 57.156
30U E 503092 N 6005886
Quick Description: The Priory church of St.Mary and St.Michael,has been described as the medieval jewel among Lancashire churches,it dominates the village of Cartmel.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/24/2008 12:29:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM3NBQ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 8

Long Description:
Built between 1190 and 1220 The Priory was founded for the regular cannons of Augustine,this church has been a focus for Christian worship for more than 800 years,it continues to serve the local community and for the 60,000 pilgrims and visitors who visit here yearly.
A great part of the Priory was destroyed at the Dissolution of the monasteries,but the church remains because it is a parish church.
In 1536-37,Cartmel Priory was surrendered and the cannons dispersed,the priory church was saved through the efforts of the parishioners.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1220

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 12:00 AM

Street address of Church:
Cartmel Priory,Preist lane
cartmel village
Carlisle, Cumbria. England
LA11 6PU

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Not listed

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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