St Annes Church - Thwaites, Cumbria, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 15.514 W 003° 15.798
30U E 482847 N 6012322
Quick Description: St. Annes church Thwaites Millom Cumbria.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/11/2008 2:14:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM3536
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 35

Long Description:
The church at Thwaites(the village is also known as Hallthwaites) is surprisingly large and impressive for the size of the congregation it serves from Thwaites and surrounding hamlets.
The parish of Thwaites consists of 3 hamlets,The Green,BroadGate and Ladyhall,they all use St. Anne's church.
Thwaites is situated on the Duddon estuary,half way between Millom and Broughton in Furness
The first church here was built in 1721 and was rebuilt in 1807.the original building was a chapel of ease for Millom,the new church built in 1805 was complete with a steeple and 2 bells.
until 1826 the Parson was also the schoolmaster the Reverend John Ormandy he was the last in the area to hold the duel post and actually received a grant from "Queen Annes bounty".
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1807

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

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

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

Street address of Church:
Thwaites village
Millom
Carlisle, Cumbria England
LA 14


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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