Staveley – St Margaret’s Church Tower

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    "...In 1338 the lord of the manor of staveley, Sir William Thweng, agreed to build a chapel in honour of St Margaret. St Margaret’s Church, of which only the tower now remains, was founded in 1388. There is one original three light window remaining, along with two tiny windows with moulded arches that appear to be Anglo-Saxon. The bell openings are no earlier than 17th century....St James’ church took its place in 1864...."
  • Owner

    Visit Cumbria
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 7 months ago
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