St Cuthbert's Church

  • Description

    "The dedication recalls that St Cuthbert's remains were brought to Great Salkeld from Lindisfarne in 880, to safeguard them from Norse raids, and it is likely that a church was built to house them. The present building dates from Norman times, as the small round-headed windows of the nave indicate, the chancel with its rectangular windows being rebuilt later and restored in 1866. A pele tower (one of three such in Cumbria) was added at the west end around 1380 for defence against the Scots. See also [[4615535]]." Photo by Tiger, 2014.
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  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 424 times
    Picture Taken: 2014-08-26
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