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placename:- St Michael's Church
other name:- Arlecdon Church
locality:- Arlecdon
parish Arlecdon and Frizington parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY05211987
10Km square:- NY01
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY0519

photograph

St Michael's Church -- Arlecdon -- Arlecdon and Frizington -- Cumbria / -- 19.3.2010
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St Michael's Church -- Arlecdon -- Arlecdon and Frizington -- Cumbria / -- 19.3.2010

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.
thumbnail NUR1NY01, button to large image
ARLECDON
site name:- Whitehaven Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL / / / ARLECDON AND FRIZINGTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76097 / NY0522019864
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish Church, founded C12. Restored 1776; nave rebuilt 1829. Remodelled, and tower added, c1904 (date on rainwater heads). East end and north side of chancel ashlar on plinth, rest rough-dressed snecked rubble. Stepped buttressing to tower; blocking courses to nave and chancel (castellated in part). Graduated slate roofs with stone coping and apex cross to east end. West tower with baptistry, nave, chancel, and north chapel. 3-stage castellated tower has perpendicular detailing, including traceried west window and paired belfry openings. Polygonal baptistry on south side; 4-centred head to porch door on right. 3 lancets with hoodmoulds to each side of nave. 3 stepped lancets under continuous hoodmould to east end. Paired lancets to north chapel. Interior: Plastered nave with painted frieze; king-post roof trusses with Gothic panelling to sides. Pointed chancel arch c1630 rebuilt with parts of original C12 arch visible. Narrow chancel has blocked (C17?) door on south side. Painted, carved stone Gothic reredos. Painted, carved stone polygonal pulpit. Font in babistry has large octagonal bowl dated 1578. C19 stained glass in nave by various artists. Stained glass panels re-used in east windows of various dates up to early C19, with some possibly C16.

placename:- Church of St Michael
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NY05221986
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LYCH GATE AND CHURCHYARD WALL, INCORPORATING DRINKING TROUGH AND BELVEDERE, TO WEST OF ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH / / / ARLECDON AND FRIZINGTON / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76098 / NY0518719844
courtesy of English Heritage
Lych gate and wall, c1903. Low ashlar wall c3 ft high. Splayed wooden superstructure to gate stands on battered ashlar plinths with integral stone benches to their inner returns; woodwork has Gothic cusping and inscription. Graduated slate roof has cross in small gabled opening to centre front. Drinking trough in niche to left has semicircular bowl with inscription above. Belvedere at corner has entrances from roadside and churchyard; 2 circular-plan projections with stone bench to rear. Castellated snecked rubble wall adjoining to west of belvedere has drum-shaped end pier with battered plinth and conical cap.
district:- Copeland
listed building -- lych gate; water trough; belvedere
coordinates:- NY05181984
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Arlecdon
coordinates:- NY052199

Dove data number of bells: 8
weight of tenor: 14 cwt 1 qtr 7 lb (1603lbs)
pitch of tenor: F sharp (730Hz)
scale:-
F sharp, G sharp, A sharp, B, C sharp, D sharp, E sharp, F sharp
Complete octave; intervals TTSTTTS; F sharp major.
Bells cast by John Taylor and Co, 1904.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

1 cross slab grave cover.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

notes Built 1904.

button   cross, Muncaster
button   ring of bells, Arlecdon
button   ring of bells, Brough
button   ring of bells, Shap
button   ring of bells, Workington
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 1
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 2
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 3
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 4
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 5
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 6
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 7
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 8
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 9
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 10
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 11
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 12
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 13
button   St Michael, Barton: gravestone 14
button   sundial, Barton
button   sundial, Bowness-on-Solway
button   sundial, Brough
button   sundial, Lowther
button   sundial, Muncaster
button   sundial, Skelton
button   sundial, Workington
button   war memorial, Brough
button   war memorial, Dalston
button   war memorial, Lamplugh

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