Cockermouth – St Joseph

  • Description

    "A temporary building served from Wigton was replaced, according to the Cumberland Gazetteer with a ‘a neat chapel’, in the course of erection in 1847. This is possibly that part of the present church which survives as a transept, linked to the present presbytery. The first priest appointed to the parish was a Fr. Orrell in 1853, who built the present church in 1856, from designs supplied by T. G. Gibson of Newcastle (Pevsner)...."
  • Owner

    Taking Stock - Catholic Churches in England and Wales
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 months, 1 week ago
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