Founded in 1504 and Grade I listed this peaceful church is tucked away on the Fell, surrounded by a graveyard rich with wildflowers, the interior contains unusual box pews, a triple decker pulpit and stained glass both ancient and modern.
Nestling on the east side of Cartmel Fell, St. Anthony has the characteristics of a Lakeland long barn but somehow possesses a dignity above agricultural utility. The visitor’s first challenge is to find it!
Very little has changed to the building, built as a Chapel of Ease for the residents of Cartmel Fell in 1504 as an alternative to travelling to Cartmel Priory each Sunday; except the addition of the south porch. The building itself slopes so that the pews at the back of the church are noticeably higher than the altar.
This is the only church in the north of England dedicated to St Anthony.
Spectacular stained glass
Social heritage stories
Level access to the main areas
Car park at church
Café in church
* Open every day from about 9am to dusk.
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