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placename:- St Lawrence's Church
other name:- Appleby Church
locality:- Appleby-in-Westmorland
parish Appleby-in-Westmorland parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY68322042
10Km square:- NY62
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY6820

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St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- 28.10.2005
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St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- 3.8.2009

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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APPLEBY ST. LAWRENCE
site name:- Appleby and Kirkby Stephen Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 157:-
...
[Appleby] ... The church is but small, but has a most delicate monumental figure of Margaret countess of Cumberland, mother to Anne Clifford before-mentioned, with these comprehensive lines under the epitaph:
Also an altar-tomb for her daughter: over which is a tablet with the succession and arms of the lords and earls of Westmorland from Robert Vipont to herself. ...
person:- : Clifford, Margaret; Cumberland, Countess of
person:- : Pembroke, Anne, Lady
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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church
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Page 1022:-
... At the Lower-end of the Town [Appleby] are the Church, ...
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Page 1023:-
... the greatest Benefactress to this Town was the Lady Anne, Daughter and Heiress of George Lord Clifford, who ... settled Lands ... to the Value of 8 l. a Year to keep up the Repairs of the Church, ... rebuilt a good Part of the Church in which she lies interr'd, ...
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAWRENCE / / BOROUGHGATE / APPLEBY IN WESTMORLAND / EDEN / CUMBRIA / I / 73615 / NY6832920440
courtesy of English Heritage
Lower stage of the tower is circa 1150,C13, South porch, body of the church is early C14, Decorated on the inside and C15 Perpendicular on the outside, north chapel and chancel rebuilt by Lady Anne Clifford in 1655 with a general restoration: restored again 1861-2 and 1960. Coursed rubble with lead roofs. Nave with castellated clerestory, aisles, chancel,south-west porch, castellated west tower with clock of 1699. 4 bay nave arcade. Probably early C19 flat plaster ceiling with Gothic panelling. Particularly fine and important organ brought from Carlisle Cathedral in 1674 and dating probably from 1571; the case is dated 1836 when it was reconstructed, using much old material, by Thomas Modell. The windows are mostly Victorian restorations. Fine C17 memorials to the Clifford family, C15 screen. Modern font. Some good mostly C18 headstones in the churchyard.

placename:- Church of St Lawrence
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY68322044
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old map:- Hill 1754

Plan of Appleby in Westmorland, scale about 32 ins to 1 mile, engraved by Nathaniel Hill, 1754.
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date:- 1754
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

incumbents:-
Radulphus 1070
Dean, Roger 1210
William, Abbot 1225
Jurdan 1230
Kyrketun, William de 1230
Doncastre, Walter de 1303
Popilton, Stephen de, Sir 1307
Carleton, John de, Sir 1332
Colyn, William, Sir 1359
Baynes, Robert, Sir 1379
Brunby, Thomas de, Sir 1399
Appleby, Richard, Sir 1466
Garrett, Richard, Sir 1518
Hartley, Henry, Sir 1526
Sewell, Hugh 1541
Manfield, Lancelot 1573
Walker, Christopher 1582
Crackanthorp, William 1624
Scott, John 1628
Guy, Edward 1636
Shaw, Anthony 1653
Rowland, Andrew 1656
Buchanan, James 1661
Hodgson, Michael 1681
Smallwood, Gabriel 1681
Lamb, James 1698
Christopherson, John 1720
Latham, Sandford 1758
Paley, William 1777
Sproule, John Rowland 1789
Phillips, William 1797
Milner, Joseph 1820
Phelps, William Whitmarch 1865
Boutflower, Samuel Peach 1867
Mathews, William Arnold 1883
Shepherd, William Mutrie 1896
Bosworth, Roger Parry 1910

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Appleby-in-Westmorland
coordinates:- NY683205

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Bell ropes. -- 1.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Place mats for the ringers. -- 3.8.2009

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Bells Up! warning notice. -- 3.8.2009

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Two old bells. -- 3.8.2009
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button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Inscription on one of the two unused old bells. -- 3.8.2009

Dove data number of bells: 6
weight of tenor: 9 cwt 1 qtr 13 lb (1049lbs)
pitch of tenor: A flat
scale:-
A flat, B flat, C, D flat, E flat, F
First 6 notes; intervals TTSTT; A flat major.
Bells cast by Thomas Mears, 1833.
There are two other bells: one cast in 1299; the other cast by William de Norwich, 1399.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

old print:- Rose 1832-35 (vol.1 no.57)

Engravings - Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated; from drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, and H Gastineau, described by Thomas Rose, published by H Fisher, R Fisher, and P Jackson, Newgate Street, London, 1832-35.
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Print, uncoloured engraving, Appleby, Westmorland, drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by M J Starling, published by Peter Jackson, London and Paris, 1830s.
vol.1 pl.57 in the set of prints, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland Illustrated, originally. In the foreground water is being fetched from the River Eden.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
T. Allom. / M. J. Starling. / APPLEBY, WESTMORLAND. / PETER JACKSON, LONDON & PARIS.
date:- 1832=1835
period:- 19th century, early

old print:- Pennant 1773 (edn 1801)

Book, A Tour from Downing to Alston Moor, 1773, by Thomas Pennant, published by Edward Harding, 98 Pall Mall, London, 1801.
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Print, engraving, The Monument of Margaret, Countess of Cumberland, in St Lawrence's Church, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Westmorland, drawn by Moses Griffith, engraved by A Birrill, published by Edward Harding, 98 Pall Mall, London, 1801.
Tipped in opposite p.144 of A Tour from Downing to Alston Moor, 1773, by Thomas Pennant.
printed at bottom left, right, centre:-
Moses Griffith. Del / A Birrill Sc / The MONUMENT of MARGARET, COUNTESS of CUMBERLAND / Pub June 1 1801 by Edw Harding 98 Pall Mall.
person:- : Cumberland, Countess of
date:- 1801
period:- 18th century, late

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Each in His Narrow Cell Forever Laid, Appleby Church, St Lawrence's Curch, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Westmorland, by Samuel Bough, 1878.
Appleby Church and its graveyard. The church and gravestones have been blocked in with colourwash; the sky, and trees to left of composition, are more highly finished; the foreground remains blank. The work is unfinished. Bough continued to execute works depicting Cumbrian subjects whilst he lived in Scotland.
This was the artist's last work; it was executed plein-air 5.8.1878. Bough died in November.
date:- 1878
period:- 19th century, late

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 St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- The organ was given to the borough of Appleby in 1683, having been used at Carlisle Cathedral for a '100 years'. This is possibly the oldest working organ in England. Installed here 1722, moved 1863 and again 1976. -- 28.10.2005
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button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Sermon on the new organ:- -- 'Of MUSICK A SERMON Preach'd at the Opening of the New Organ, IN St. LAURENCE's Church in Appleby in Westmorland On July 25. A.D. 1722. / LONDON Printed for THOMAS CORNEY Bookseller in Penreth in Cumberland 1723. Price 6d.' -- 10.11.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, Stuart period. -- 28.10.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Library shelf (the books are away for conservation). -- 3.8.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- The borough arms, with the mace rest, on the pillar by the pulpit; there is also a rest for the sword. -- 28.10.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Carving on the back of one of the pews for the borough council? -- 28.10.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Memorial to Richard Yates, master of the grammar school, died 1781. -- 1.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Memorial:- -- 'Here lyes Intered the BODY of RICHD. / DEANE Who departed this life the 4th. day / of May ANNO DOMINI 1727 in the 62d. / Year of his Age who was at that time and for / many year's before one of the BODY called the / Sixteen or Common Councill of the ANCIENT / BOROUGH of APPLEBY / Also by him lyes his Wife MARY DEANE / who only Surviv'd him 9 Months and / 29 day's She departed this life the 3d. day of / March 1727/8 in the 67th. Year of her Age. / they liv'd together upward of 40 years / and Saw a Plentifull Issue' -- 29.10.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Memorial:- -- 'IN MEMORY OF / WILLIAM ROWLINGS / A PRIVATE IN THE 11TH COMPANY / OF ROYAL SAPPERS AND MINERS / WHO FELL GLORIOUSLY AT / THE SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL / JUNE 18TH 1855 / AGED 33 YEARS.' -- 1.6.2009
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button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- 3.8.2009

photographs
Frosterley Marble is a fossiliferus limestone from the Carboniferous period, about 325 million years before present. The dark grey limestone contains fossils of solitary corals, Dibunophyllum bipartium. It was quarried near Frosterley, in the Pennines, Durham.
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- The font, made of a fossiliferous marble. -- 7.1.2011

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Monument to Lady Anne Clifford. -- 1.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Monument to Lady Anne Clifford. -- 1.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Monument to Lady Anne Clifford, coat of arms of her and her two husbands. -- 29.10.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Monument to Lady Anne Clifford. -- 1.6.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Rafter in the south aisle:- -- '[ANN COUNTESSE OF PEMBROKE IN ANO 1655 REPAIRED ALL THIS BUILDING]' -- as transcribed in the church leaflet. -- 10.11.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Lawrence's Church -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Appleby-in-Westmorland -- Cumbria / -- Alabaster effigy of Margaret, Countess of Cumberland, 1560-1616. -- 28.10.2005

2 cross slab grave covers; in chancel and porch.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

button   ring of bells, Appleby-in-Westmorland
button   ring of bells, Crosby Ravensworth
button   ring of bells, Morland
button   sundial, Appleby-in-Westmorland
button   sundial, Crosby Ravensworth
button   sundial, Morland
button   war memorial, Appleby-in-Westmorland
button   war memorial, Crosby Ravensworth

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