Bewcastle and Stapleton, and Kirklinton with Hethersgill

The Revd Philip Greenhalgh
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Bewcastle St CuthbertChurch SIF Form »

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Quiet, simple, serene, Bewcastle Church, an eighteenth century rebuild, with twentieth century alterations, of a thirteenth century building using stones from the nearby Roman fort, is itself worth looking at.

But it is the Bewcastle Cross for wh

Kirklinton St CuthbertChurch SIF Form »

Kirklinton with Hethersgill
About 7 miles NE of Carlisle, between 5 and 6 miles from the Scottish border. On the C1005 signposted to Roadhead and is on the outskirts of Smithfield
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Gd II; rebuilt in 1845/6. The entrance is through wrought iron gates leading to steps with a hand rail. The Church has seating for approximately 180; it has superb heating. Services alternate between Hethersgill and Kirklinton.

Hethersgill St MaryChurch SIF Form »

Kirklinton with Hethersgill
About 11 miles NE of Carlisle, on the C1030 near the crossroads in Hethersgill village
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Daughter Church, built as a chapel of ease to Kirklinton, in 1876. A Victorian Church seating approximately 120; the original pipe organ is still in use. There are handrails inside the church, there is a loop system installed.

Stapleton St MaryChurch SIF Form »

Stapleton Church is approximately 13 miles north/north east of Carlisle, and is well sign posted, where you turn right from the main road which carries on to Roadhead. Stapleton Church is on the signpost a distance of 1/2 mile. Turn right again over a c
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Entrance is through wrought iron gates. Access is on the level so is quite suitable for the disabled. A small porch as you enter the church has recently been decorated, and central heating installed, so it is very well maintained. It is quite spaceous