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placename:- St Cuthbert's Church
other name:- Edenhall Church
locality:- Edenhall
parish Langwathby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY56913204
10Km square:- NY53
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY5632

photograph

St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 8.5.2009
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St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 26.8.2005

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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LANGWATHBY WITH EDENHALL
site name:- Kirkoswald Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 130:-
...
... The church, dedicated to St. Cuthbert, is a singular and beautiful fabric; it has a low tower with machicholated battlements, and contains several marble monuments of the Musgraves;
Page 131:-
the windows also have some good pieces of painted glass in them.
person:- : Musgrave Family
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT / / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / I / 74285 / NY5690332048
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish church. C12 with C13, C14 and Cl5 alterations and additions. Repaired 1662 by Sir Philip Musgrave and renovated in 1834 for the Musgrave family. Red sandstone rubble walls with C19 angle buttresses; the tower of more regular blocks of square dressed red sandstone. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 3-bay nave with C19 south porch, square 2-storey west tower, C19 north vestry and 2-bay chancel. Nave has C19 round-headed doorway within porch. Large 3-light C14 south window and smaller 2-light C19 windows, all with cusped heads. Built into the south wall left of the porch are 2 fragments of a medieval graveslab. North wall has blocked C12 narrow round-headed window and C14 2-light window. Vestry has shields with Musgrave coats-of-arms. Tower of c.1450 has 2-light cusped-headed west window incorporating the Musgrave and constituent family coats-of-arms. Similar windows for bell openings. Battlemented parapet has unusual rectangular openings. Short spire with weather vane. Chancel has blocked priest's doorway and lancet window to left. C14 and C15 2-light windows. C19 pointed-arched east window. C19 north door. All walls show signs of having been raised, most noticeable on chancel. Interior of nave has 1834 oak trussed roof. C19 rear gallery with panels of Musgrave family arms. Medieval font shaped like a cushion capital. Heraldic stained glass, some of the panels pre-C17. Chancel has C19 panelled oak ceiling. Various white marble wall plaques from 1650s- early C19 all commemorating members of the Musgrave family. Under carpet is a C15 brass showing William Stapleton and his wife, thought to be the finest brass in the county. Various C18 and C19 white marble and brass wall plaques to rectors and Musgrave family staff. C19 linen-fold panelled choir stalls. C19 stained-glass windows have fragments of earlier glass brought here from one of the Musgrave houses, probably in 1834.

placename:- Church of St Cuthbert
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY56903204
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CROSS NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT / / / LANGWATHBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74286 / NY5676932230
courtesy of English Heritage
Roadside cross north of the church. C19 shaft on medieval base. Red sandstone. Medieval stepped plinth now with C19 tapering shaft and wheel-head cross.
district:- Eden
listed building -- cross
coordinates:- NY56763223
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
Coats of arms in stained glass are all round the church. This sequence starts left of the entrance, ie SW of nave, and works along the nave eastward then across and westward. There are more.
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms; Musgrave quartered with Hilton. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms; Musgrave quartered with Stapleton. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms:- -- 'Nicholas Musgrave fourthe sone to / Sr. Richard and Johan Stapleton ...' -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms:- -- 'Thomas Musgrave sone & heir to / Nicholas ...' -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms:- -- 'Sr. Richard Musgrave, knight / married Johan daughter and one / of the heirs of William Stapleton. / ...' -- 8.5.200
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms, Musgrave, Stapleton, etc, motto:- -- 'LOVE AND OBAI' -- 8.5.2009

photocopy Whitehead 1889:-
vol.11 p.129

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vol.11 p.130

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vol.11 p.131

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vol.11 p.132

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vol.11 p.133

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vol.11 p.134

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Whitehead, H: 1889: Church Bells in Leath Ward, part II: TransCWAAS: vol.11: pp.127-151

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Edenhall Church from the South East, St Cuthbert's Church, Edenhall, Langwathby, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough, about 1840.
Edenhall Church with two figures outside porch and a third standing beside a grave.
Illustration p.391 for The History and Antiquities of Leath Ward in the County of Cumberland by Samuel Jefferson, published 1840.
inscribed at bottom centre:-
Edenhall Church, S E

placename:- Edenhall Church
date:- 1840
period:- 19th century, early

old print:-
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Print, Interior of the Chancel of Edenhall Church, St Cuthbert's Church, Edenhall, Langwathby, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough, 1840.
In a scrapbook album.
date:- 1840
period:- 19th century, early

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured etching, Edenhall Church, St Cuthbert's Church, Cumberland, drawn by W H Nutter, etched by M E Nutter, late 19th century.
printed at bottom right, centre:-
Etched by M. E. Nutter from a Sketch by W. H. Nutter / EDENHALL CHURCH.

placename:- Edenhall Church
date:- 1880=1899
period:- 19th century, late

incumbents:-
Kirkbride, Adam de 1293
Ludam, John de 1299
(Adam, Sir) 1341
Londham, John de, Sir 1362
Mareshall, John de, Sir 1362
Ravenstanedale, Eudo de
Kirkby, John de 1368
Goodylow, Robert 1465
Blencow, Christopher 1535
Sewell, Hugh 1560
Scott, Alan 1565
Scott, Thomas 1578
Smith, William, Sir 1580
Maplett, Thomas 1600
Greene, Simon 1624
Macmillan, John 1652
Denton, Thomas 1658
Marsden, Jeremiah 1658
Williamson, Edward 1659
Tailor, Thomas 1660
Denton, Thomas 1663
Greene, Simon 1663
Burton, Gilbert 1669
Leigh, John 1683
Moon, George 1690
Musgrave, Christopher 1743
Rowland, Jospeh 1763
Baldwin, Roger 1774
Watson, Thomas 1802
Dukinfield, Charles E 1833
Porteous, Beilby 1840
Harman, Edward 1870
Lovejoy, William 1880
Hale, Bernard G R 1898

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- bell ropes and sallies. -- 25.7.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Three old clappers on the stairs. -- 25.7.2009

notes number of bells: 3
Tenor cast about 1380-1420; decorated with the Stapleton coat of arms; inscribed:-
[SANCTI CAMPANA CUTHBERTI]
Treble? probably cast by William Seller, York, for Sir Philip Musgrave, 1655; decorated with a cross patee and reversed letters X, X, R, and V; inscribed:-
[Sir P.M. 1655 - W.S.]
3? brought to this church from Edenhall Chapel, 1821.
The bells were rehung in 1916.
: 2007 (edn): St Cuthbert's Church Edenhall::: leaflet available in church

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 26.8.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, Musgrave Family, over the vestry door. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, Stapleton Family, on the porch. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Memorial brass to Sir William Stapleton, died 1458, and his wife Margaret. -- 26.8.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Memorial to -- '... / SIR RICHARD COURTENAY MUSGRAVE / LORD LIEUTENANT OF WESTMORLAND / ...' -- died 1881. -- 25.7.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Memorial, coat of arms. -- 25.7.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Weathervane on the tower. -- 8.5.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Cross carved on a stone in the north wall. -- 8.5.2009

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Poem about the Luck of Edenhall, 1785. -- 8.5.2009

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- 26.8.2005 -- Coloured print:- -- 'S. Lysons del. et fecit / Published by T. Cadell & W. Davies May 1. 1816.'
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Cuthbert's Church -- Edenhall -- Langwathby -- Cumbria / -- Print, of the memorial brass to Sir William Stapleton, died 1458, and his wife Margaret. -- 8.5.2009

4 cross slab grave covers; outside nave wall.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

hearsay The Luck of Edenhall was a 14th century glass beaker, made famous by the german poet Uhland, used in the chapel at Edenhall. It has a leather case.

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