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placename:- Jesus Church
other name:- Troutbeck Church
locality:- Troutbeck
parish Lakes parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY41300280
10Km square:- NY40
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY4102

photograph

Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 17.8.2005
photograph

Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- 9.3.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 26 16)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Jesus' Church
church
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Nurse 1918

Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, now Cumbria, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1918 and 2nd edn 1939.
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TROUTBECK
site name:- Ambleside Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

old photograph:- Bell 1880s-1940s

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Photograph, sepia, Jesus Church, Troutbeck, Westmorland, by Herbert Bell, photographer, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1890s.
internegative at lower right:-
H. Bell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 35:-
... the chapel, which was consecrated in 1562, and thoroughly repaired in 1828. It is one of the small churches that, with their square tower and bell, look and sound so well in the dales. This one seats 160 worshippers.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
JESUS CHURCH / / / LAKES / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 452845 / NY4130802796
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish church of 1562 with tower of 1736, remodelled mid C19.
MATERIALS: Slate-stone rubble with freestone dressings, slate roof.
PLAN: Nave and chancel under a single roof, with west tower.
EXTERIOR: The tower is 3 stages, unbuttressed and with embattled parapet incorporating raised merlons at the angles. The lower stage has a segmental-headed doorway under a rubble-stone head, with boarded doors, and date tablet above it. In the second stage are triple-round-headed lights under a relieving arch, and in the upper stage are simple square-headed bell openings with louvres, and a clock on the west and south faces (dated 1867). On the north side is an added lean-to service room. The main body of the church is C16 fabric but in plain C19 Gothic style. It has 6 pointed windows in the south wall and 7 in the north wall, and a 5-light Perpendicular east window. A south priest's doorway has a studded door with strap hinges of c1820s, and incorporates a horizontal sliding vent.
INTERIOR: Nave and chancel are a unified space. The tie-beam roof has diagonal struts and 2 purlins each side, and is probably of 1562. There is a boarded door to the nave from the tower base, in a chamfered wooden frame with segmental head. The C18 fielded-panel gallery door, with overdoor, is above it. Walls are plastered. Floors are paved with stone and there are raised floorboards below pews.
PRINCIPAL FIXTURES: The west gallery, probably C18, has a panelled front and is carried on chamfered posts. The stairs, which has a newel with acorn finial, and balusters closed by later boarding, is in the tower base and is possibly earlier. Above the gallery is a Royal Arms of 1737 painted on boards. The font, a shallow octagonal bowl on a tall stem, is probably C20. Mid C19 benches have shaped ends, some of which are numbered and others are labelled `freeĻ. The late C19 polygonal freestone pulpit has blind traceried panels. In the chancel are Jacobean stalls, communion rail, and dado made up of arched and lozenge panels brought from Calgarth Hall, Windermere. The east window is by Morris & Co, designed by William Morris, Edward Burne-Jones and Ford Madox Brown (1873). One north window (c1897) is in pre- Raphaelite style but is unsigned.
HISTORY: Said to have been consecrated in 1562 and with a west tower added in 1736. Dates of C19 repair and remodelling are uncertain. It is said by Pevsner to have been repaired in 1828 (the priest's doorway is approximately of this date) and restored in 1879, but the date of the remodelling of the nave and chancel is also said to be c1850 in the church guide.
SOURCES:
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Cumberland and Westmorland, 1967, p 294.
Guide kept in church.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION: Jesus Church, Troutbeck, is designated at Grade II[star] for the following principal reasons: [bullet] It is a small rural church which, although it has a plain C19-Gothic external character, is a rare church of Elizabethan origin, retaining its original roof, and has a most unusual C18 tower of a strong vernacular character. [bullet] There is interior woodwork of special interest, notably the west gallery with C18 stair, re-used Jacobean woodwork in the chancel, and C18 Royal Arms. [bullet] The 1873 east window is by Morris & Co, one of the leading stained-glass making firms of the later C19.

placename:- Jesus Church
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY41300279
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
Stained glass window, presented by J M Dunlop, Holehird, 1873, in memory of Ellen Adelaide Dunlop, died 13 June 1867. The window was designed by Sir Edward Burne Jones, some details by Ford Maddox Brown and William Morris, and made by William Morris and Co.
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, east window. -- 9.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, east window. -- 9.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, east window. -- 9.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, east window. -- 9.3.2010
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, east window. -- 28.6.2010
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, east window -- 17.8.2005

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The Flatteley Window, commemorating Daniel irvine Flatteley, Holbeck Cottage, died 21 October 1897. The window was designed by Sir Edward Burne Jones, made by William Morris and Co, 1898.
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass. -- 3.4.2013
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass. -- 4.5.2007

photographs
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, Jesus Church. -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, oak leaves. -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, flowers. -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, Townnend Fram -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, chickens. -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, fox. -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, Herdwick sheep. -- 17.2.2012
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, sheepdog. -- 17.2.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Kneeler, lambs. -- 17.2.2012

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Chiming frame. -- 3.4.2013
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- The tune of:- -- 'AUD ANGS SYNE' -- for the bell chimes. -- 4.5.2007
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Tunes. -- 9.3.2010

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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Memorial notice in pporch:- -- 'THE PEAL OF CHIMING BELLS IN THIS TOWER / WAS PRESENTED BY ARTHUR BROOK DUNLOP / OF THE HOWE, AND HIS DAUGHTER INGHA, IN / LOVING MEMORY OF HIS ONLY TWO SONS / ERIC AND LINDSAY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN THE GREAT WAR, AS OFFICERS IN / HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES, THE FORMER IN / 1917, THE LATTER IN 1916.' -- 28.6.2010

notes Described in:-
Butler, Lawrence (ed): 2011: Church Notes of Sir Stephen Glynne for Cumbria, 1833-1872: CWAAS:: ISBN 978 1 873124 52 9
Extracted from the original notes made by Sir Stephen, now in Deiniol's Library, Hawarden, Flintshire, contact through Flintshire Record Office

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, George II, 1737. -- 17.8.2005
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Chest. -- 3.4.2013
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Chest, lock. -- 9.3.2010
tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Chest, lock -- 3.4.2013

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tiny photograph, 
button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Old picture of the church, and children playing. -- 9.3.2010
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button to large Jesus Church -- Troutbeck -- Lakes -- Cumbria / -- Earlier church? -- 17.2.2012

Rebuilt on the site of a former church, 1736; considerable restoration 1861.
There was a church here in 1506. In 1562 it was rebuilt and the licence for consecration from the Bishop of Chester was for:-
... the said Chappel oratory or place appointed for prayer called for the honour thereof by the name of Jesus.
:: Jesus Church, Troutbeck::: leaflet in church

hearsay One incumbent here in the 19th century was Parson Sewell.

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