The Church Trail
St Andrews 1133 or Christ Church
Edenhall Church 1400
St. Oswald's Church
Unique church with central tower
17th Century church in the dale
and a victorian church higher on the hill.
Dacre Parish Church
1,000 year old site.
Look for the bears in the church grounds.
Probably the 3rd oldest
Presbyterian church in England.
Church 1382 has figure of Christ
created by Cumbrian Artist
Josephina da Vasconcellos.
Mosedale Meeting House
One of the oldest Quaker meeting places in the country.
The only surviving meeting house in Cumbria.
New Roman Catholic Church.
Designed with those on holiday in mind.
St. Patrick's Church.
View the large embroidery of Christ,
the good shepherd looking after his sheep.
St. Lauwrence's Church has a very impressive
interior and the 11th century Saxon tower
is said to be the oldest
used building in the county.
A previous incumbent at this huge village church
was the Rev. Sydney Swann,
the well known English eccentric.
The beautiful Georgian Church
of St. Oswald is easily missed
but well worth a visit.
This tiny Anglican Church dates from around 1311
and welcomes visitors to
its twice monthly services.
This ancient Anglican Church
is shared with the Roman Catholics.
The famous 'Loki stone' depicts the devil in chains.
St. Lawrence Church
houses the oldest church organ in the country
dating from 1547.
Dufton Parish Church
still well used and kept by the community.
Built on the site of a Roman civil settlement
the mile long walk across fields
to the church is well worth it.
Also of great interest
St. Augustine's Church
The highest Churches in England
An excellent leaflet with map is available from
Penrith Tourist Information Centre
with further details for historians and interested visitors alike.
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