The Parish church of St.Martin's-Bowness on Windermere
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 21.848 W 002° 55.257
30U E 505136 N 6024039
Quick Description: St.Martin's Parish church of Bowness on Windermere was founded in 1400 but burnt down in 1480,with the present church being rebuilt here in 1483
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/9/2008 12:32:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM5AWM
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 11

Long Description:
The church was extensively restored in 1870,when the church was also enlarged by the design of Austin and Paley.
One of the most outstanding treasures of the church is the East window,which has been described as one of the most important and extensive ensembles of medieval glazing,most of which is 15th century but some is of 13th century,the glass came from Cartmel Priory,it is suggested that one of the coats of arms is of the Washington family,ancestors of the first president of the USA.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1483

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Church of England.

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 8:00 AM

Street address of Church:
St.Martin's Parish church.
Windermere.
Carlisle., Cumbria. England.
LA23 3DF


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