St.Mary's church Dalton in Furness
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
N 54° 09.260 W 003° 11.225
30U E 487782 N 6000709
Quick Description: St.Mary's Parish church of Dalton in Furness sits near the highest point of the town,next to Dalton Castle.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/12/2008 2:02:33 PM
Waymark Code: WM35DE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
A stones throw from Dalton Castle is St. Mary's church,which was built between 1883 and 1885 on a site where it is believed there have been churches since the eighth century ,the present church was designed by Paley and Austen,and is one of their most spectacular buildings,built of red sandstone of 14th. century gothic style,the font is 14th century.
The ancient glass depicting saints in the North porch is believed to be from the ancient church of 1320-1360,all other stained glass in the church is Victorian.
There is a churchyard cemetery to the rear of the church which also contains a small garden and plaque which commemorates the 630 victims of the Bubonic plague which struck Dalton in 1631
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1885

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

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

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:
Church street.
Dalton in Furness
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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