According to architectural historian Nicholas Pevsner, this is ‘the stateliest church of its time in the county’, rebuilt in 1720 on an ancient site.
The splendid and spacious Georgian internal layout remains intact, with its galleries on three sides supported by two tiers of columns, and a richly decorated boxpanelled ceiling.
The large, vibrant stained glass east window is surrounded by colourful Victorian murals.
In the graveyard is the Giant's Thumb, a grave consisting of two tall Norse crosses between which lie four hogback stones, or gravemarkers. Legend has it that this is the grave of Owen Caesarius, King of Cumbria 920-937, or his son.
Spectacular stained glass
National heritage here
Level access to the main areas
On street parking at church
Parking within 250m
Accessible toilets nearby
Walkers & cyclists welcome
Space to secure your bike
* Open all day.
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