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placename:- St John's Church
other name:- Keswick Church
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY26772317
10Km square:- NY22
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY2623

Tower, spire and central nave built 1835, consecrated 1838; enlarged 1862 and 1882.
photograph

St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- 19.9.2006
photograph

St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- 17.9.2006

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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KESWICK
site name:- Keswick Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 71:-
... the new red-stone church of St. John, with its spire, and the school houses and pretty parsonage at hand. These were built by the late John Marshall, of Hallsteads,- a name which is more spoiled than dignified by any conventional addition. The church and parsonage were occupied by the husband of one of his daughters; and now heand (sic) his son-in-law lie buried there together. ...
person:- : Marshall, John
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 52:-
... A new church of the pointed style, having a tower and spire at the west end, has been built by the late William Marshall, Esq. the purchaser of the Greenwich property, situated here. This is a pleasing object in the approach from Penrith. ...
person:- : Marshall, William
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST JOHN / / ST JOHN'S STREET / KESWICK / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / B / 71800 / NY2678823181
courtesy of English Heritage
1838 by Salvin, enlarged 1862 and 1880's but re-using Salvin windows. Red sandstone, late C13 style with lancets and Geometrical tracery. Octagonal vestry with broach roof. Commanding west tower and spire. Interior broad and squat, with broad pointed arched panelled ceiling to nave. Stained glass by Holiday.

placename:- Church of St John
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY26782318
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

old print:-
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Print, chromolithograph, Keswick from Castle Hill, Cumberland, published by T Nelson and Sons, London, 1900s?
From a set of prints, The Scenery of the English Lakes
printed at lower right:-
T. NELSON & SONS
printed at bottom left:-
KESWICK FROM CASTLE HILL
date:- 1900=1909
period:- 1900s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, St Herbert's Island, memorial to Canon Richard Watson, d.1990. -- 17.9.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass. -- 5.3.2012

incumbents:-
Myers, F 1838
Battersby, T D Harford 1851
Hoare, J N 1883
Elliott, H V 1901
Jones, H Gresford 1904
Headlam, M L C 1906

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- 17.9.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Mothers Union banner. -- 5.3.2012
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone, John Postlethwaite, geologist, d.1925 -- 17.9.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone, John Postlethwaite, geologist, d.1925 -- 17.9.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone, Sir Hugh Walpole, d.1941 -- 17.9.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone, Sir Hugh Walpole, d.1941 -- 17.9.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- 4.11.2012

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St John's Church -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- Painting of the church probably by James Deason, about 1836. -- 17.9.2006

hearsay Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, b.1884 d.1941, was a novelist. He wrote the Herries novels, 'Rogue Herries' etc, and other works.

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