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Congregational Church, Carlisle

Lowther Street Congregational Church (aka Carlisle City Church) in Carlisle, was built 1842-1843, designed by John Nichol of Edinburgh. It replaced an earlier place of worship for a much older independent congregation. Today, the church is part of The Congregational Federation. The Lowther Street Congregational Church is a Grade II* listed building on the National Heritage List for England. A plaque on the outside of the Church is inscribed:

The mother of Thomas Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States of America was born in Carlisle. /// Her Father, The Revd. Thomas Woodrow M.A. was Minister of this Church, then worshiping in Annetwell Street from February 1820 to June 1835.

This Tablet is placed here to commemorate President Woodrow Wilson’s “Pilgrimage of the Heart” to this Church, 29th December 1918.

Lowther Street Grade II* Listed Churches and Cathedrals Historic Buildings and Monuments in Carlisle 1843
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Carlisle City Church

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Carlisle: Lowther Street (est. 1658)

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- Non-Conformist Church. 1842-3 by John Nichol of Edinburgh and Carlisle. Calciferous sandstone ashlar with panelled pilaster quoins carried up as turrets under shaped scrolled pediments and speared ball finials; shaped …

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Records of the Lowther Street Congregational Church, Carlisle
- "...Minute books; financial, membership records: marriages, burial, baptismal registers...1787 - 1979....this congregation, like that at Keswick, did not wish to join the United Reformed Church, and is part of the …

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List number: 1196929
List grade: 2*
Unitary Auth: Cumberland
County: Cumbria
Grid ref: NY4026755752


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