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placename:- All Saints Church
other name:- Scaleby Church
locality:- Scaleby
parish Scaleby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY44696314
10Km square:- NY46
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY4463


All Saints Church -- Scaleby -- Scaleby -- Cumbria / -- 14.6.2013

All Saints Church -- Scaleby -- Scaleby -- Cumbria / -- Gate. -- 14.6.2013

old map:- Nurse 1918

Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, now Cumbria, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1918 and 2nd edn 1939.
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site name:- Brampton Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Scaleby Church from the South West, All Saints Church, Scaleby, Cumberland, by Robert Carlyle snr, 1791.
Included in an album The Antiquities of the City of Carlisle. View of Scaleby Church from the south west with the graveyard in the foreground.
inscribed at bottom centre:-
signed at bottom left:-
R. Carlile. del.

placename:- Scaleby Church
date:- 1791
period:- 18th century, late

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Church. Probably early C13 with tower of early C14 and restorations of 1827-28 and 1860-62. Large blocks of dressed red sandstone, probably from the nearby Roman Wall; graduated green slate roof with coped gables and cross finial. 3 storey square west tower, 5 bay nave/chancel. Fortified tower has walls 1.3 metres thick, with slit windows and chamfered plinth, rebuilt above string course before 1790, with battlemented parapet of 1827 and corner pinnacles of 1828: square bell chamber openings, existed before 1790. Nave/chancel has buttressed walls with pointed lancets. Recessed C19 east window, suggests an infilled arch of the demolished chancel. C19 porch and vestry cover original north and south entrances: porch has stone slate roof with coped gable and cross finials: original entrance has round arch with 2 continuous chamfers and hood mould projecting to either side of porch. Interior: C19 vaulted pine ceiling. C19 pews have panels of carved Gothic tracery with lectern and pulpit of similar details. White marble wall plaques to members of the Fawcett and Farrer families of Scaleby Castle and Scaleby Hall, all early C19. 3 early C20 stained glass windows. Bowl and stem font is dated 1707 with inscription MH, NB, WB, CG, CHURCH WARDENS. Free standing inscribed Roman Altar, probably from Birdoswald, has been reused in C14 with carvings on back and side of clerics (heads missing). Interior of round arch east entrance to tower has draw-bar hole. There is a bench mark on the south-west corner of the tower. See, Mrs J Palmer, Guide Book to All Saints Church Scaleby, 1972.

placename:- Church of All Saints
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY44696313
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photocopy Whitehead 1883:-
vol.7 p.230

vol.7 p.231

vol.7 p.232

vol.7 p.233

vol.7 p.234

Whitehead, H: 1883: Church Bells on the Border: TransCWAAS: vol.7: pp.221-236

tiny photograph, 
button to large All Saints Church -- Scaleby -- Scaleby -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms on the gravestone of James Graham of Fordsike, d.1741. -- 31.8.2007
tiny photograph, 
button to large All Saints Church -- Scaleby -- Scaleby -- Cumbria / -- 31.8.2007

2 cross slab grave covers; in nave and in porch wall.
Ryder, Peter: 2001: Cross Slab Grave Covers of Cumbria: Cumbria CC (Carlisle, Cumbria)

notes 14th century church tower, fortified
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustration

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