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Church of St Mary, Cleator


St Mary's Roman Catholic Church is located on Trumpet Terrace in Cleator. The church was built in 1872 by E.W. Pugin, son of A.W.N. Pugin, the architect of the House of Parliament.[1] The church has a grotto which is a replica of the famous grotto at Lourdes. Farther Clayton (priest at Cleator 1904-54) raised an appeal for the funds to build it to provide employment for some of the parishioners when local mining and iron industries were badly effected by the Great Depression of the 1920s and 30s. The Grotto was opened on the 30th October 1927.[2] St Mary's Church is a Grade II listed building.

Cleator Catholic Church Churches and Cathedrals 1872 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Cleator Moor Civil Parish
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The Church at Cleator

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St Mary's RC Church, Cleator

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CHURCH OF ST MARY - Cleator - List Entry
- "Roman Catholic church, 1872, by E W Pugin, son of A W N Pugin. Rock-faced coursed dressed red sandstone with red sandstone ashlar dressings. Nave and chancel under single slate ...

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Cleator and Frizington - St Mary's & St Joseph's Catholic Parish
- "St Mary's and St Joseph's is a Roman Catholic parish situated between the fells and the Irish Sea serving the towns and villages of Frizington, Cleator and Cleator ...

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List number: 1392915
List grade: 2
Post code: CA23 3AB
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY0204614096

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