St George's church-Millom,Cumbria.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 12.529 W 003° 16.327
30U E 482252 N 6006789
Quick Description: St Georges church Millom was built in 1877,and with it's tall tower a landmark for miles around.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/16/2008 2:12:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM4PQ7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
The prominent landmark of St.George's was designed by Paley and Austen,and consecrated in 1877.
The church was built when Millom was rapidly expanding due to the Hodbarrow Mines and Millom Iron works..
Inside the church can be found the stunning stained glass window memorial to Millom poet Norman Nicholson,who died in 1987.The imagery of the window depicts scenes from the life of Nicholson's work and poems.
The church spire is a landmark that can be seen from the shores of the Furness peninsula.
The church is built of red sandstone,with the spire being of sandstone and slate.
The churchyard is a beautiful well kept and tranquil place with seating provided for quiet contemplation.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1887

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: C of E

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

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

Street address of Church:
St.Georges church,St.George's road.
Carlisle, Cumbria England
LA18 4J

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

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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