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placename:- St Michael's Church
other name:- Shap Church
locality:- Shap
parish Shap parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY56381532
10Km square:- NY51

1Km square NY5615

photograph

St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- 6.7.2009
photograph

St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- 6.7.2009

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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SHAP WITH SWINDALE
site name:- Lowther Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

old map:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
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date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

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

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL / / JACKSON'S LANE / SHAP / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74158 / NY5639215338
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish Church. Probably dates from C12. Later additions and alterations: C13 side aisle; 1765 chancel rebuilt; 1828 west tower rebuilt; 1898-9 extensive restoration with north vestry and chancel rebuilt and south chapel added (datestone on south side). Ashlar and snecked rubble on chamfered plinth with stepped buttreses. Graduated slate roofs with stone copings and apex crosses. West tower, nave with south aisle, chancel with south chapel and north vestry. 2-stage tower with C19 double doors in surround with 4-centred head; louvred openings to 2nd stage; parapet castellated. 4-bay nave (extended to form baptistry on south side) and 2-bay chancel. Windows mainly multi-light (some original C16); single-light window to each end of north nave elevation. Interior: South arcade of 4 semicircular arches carried between stone columns with moulded plinths and capitals. 1899 carved wooden pulpit in north-east corner of nave. Re-used C17 cownunion rail with turned balusters. Octagonal stone pillar font at east end of south aisle presented by Mrs Bindloss in 1880; cylindrical polished granite font at west end of south aisle presented by Shap Granite Co. in 1899. Some early C20 glass.

placename:- Church of St Michael
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY56391533
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
NORTH ENTRANCE GATES AND PIERS TO ST MICHAEL'S CHURCHYARD / / JACKSON'S LANE / SHAP / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 74159 / NY5638415375
courtesy of English Heritage
Churchyard entrance; probably C19. Ashlar gate piers on moulded plinths; square in plan, c.9 ft high with cornice and domical ogee caps. Wrought-iron double gates with knopped rod standards; side gate to right replaced.
district:- Eden
listed building -- gate piers; gate
coordinates:- NY56381537
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- 11.11.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Millennium Window, dedicated 29 September 2000, designed by Adam Goodyear, Huddersfield. -- 11.11.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Detail from the Millennium Window, St Michael's Church, Shap, design by Adam Goodyear, 2000. -- 11.11.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Detail from the Millennium Window, St Michael's Church, Shap, design by Adam Goodyear, 2000. -- 11.11.2005

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Shap
coordinates:- NY564153

Dove data number of bells: 6
weight of tenor: 7 cwt 2 qtr 19 lb (859lbs)
pitch of tenor: G (803Hz)
scale:-
G, A, B, C, D, E
First 6 notes; intervals TTSTT; G major.
Bells cast by John Taylor and Co, 1864.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

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 Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone:- -- 'Sacred TO THE Memory OF the / Workmen who lost their lives by accidents / during the progress of the Work on the / Shap District of the Lancaster / and Carlisle Railway / and whose names are to be / found in the Parish register Books' -- 'Like crowded forest trees we stand / And some are marked to fall / The axe will smite at God's Command / And soon shall smite us all' -- 'No present health can life ensure / For yet an hour to come / No human power our life secure / And save us from the tomb' -- 'Sept. 1846' -- 27.3.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Michael's Church -- Shap -- Shap -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone:- -- 'SACRED / TO THE MEMORY OF / GEORGE DITCHFIELD, Storekeeper on the / Lancaster & Carlisle Railway, / who departed this Life on the 9th / of April, 1847. Aged 32.' -- 6.7.2009

hearsay The first church was built 1150 and the first recorded incumbent was Walter de Ditton, 1263-65; there was a major restoration of the building, completed 1899.

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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