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placename:- St Leonard's Church
other name:- Warwick Church
locality:- Warwick
parish Wetheral parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY46595679
10Km square:- NY45
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY4656

photograph

St Leonard's Church -- Warwick -- Wetheral -- Cumbria / -- 25.8.2006
photograph

St Leonard's Church -- Warwick -- Wetheral -- Cumbria / -- 25.8.2006

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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WARWICK
Linked to Wetheral
site name:- Carlisle Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Carlisle
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 192:-
...
... The church of Warwick is remarkable for its round east end with round narrow niches on the outside 10 feet 8 inches high and 17 inches wide, reaching almost to the ground, and in two or three a small window. The whole church is built of hewn stone 70 feet long, but formerly reached further west, there being at that end a good round arch filled up. In the grant to St. Mary's abbey it is called a chapel. ...
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DIXON MONUMENT IN NORTH- WEST CORNER OF WETHERAL CHURCHYARD / / / WETHERAL / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 77764 / NY4678054411
courtesy of English Heritage
Monument for Joseph Dixon of Broadwath, died 8 August, 1844, aged 45 years. Carved and moulded red sandstone. 2 metres high in Grecian style. Chamfered base with squared column inscribed in panels on 3 sides, cornice surmounted by ornate carved vase. No mason's name. Inscriptions record deaths of other members of the above's family. Included partly for G.V. with the nearby Wetheral Church.

district:- Carlisle
listed building -- monument
coordinates:- NY46785441
person:- : Dixon, Joseph
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD / / / WETHERAL / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 77738 / NY4660056800
courtesy of English Heritage
Church. C12, with alterations 1869 by R.J. Withers and 1908-9 by J.H. Martindale. Dressed red sandstone walls, graduated slate roof with decorative ridge tiles and coped gables. Nave of 3 bays with porch, chancel of one bay with semicircular apse. Nave has projecting gabled porch to west with south facing entrance, dated 1908. Nave has battered plinth, with 2 light and single pointed lancets of 1869. Stone corbelled bellcote to west gable. Similar chancel windows with angle buttress having rebus of Prior Thornton of Wetheral, of early C16. Apse has 13 niches between square pilasters with rounded arches, pierced by 3 small round-headed lancets. Chancel roof carried over vestry, projecting from the north wall, dating from 1869. Interior has former tower arch, which Pevsner dates to c1130, having engaged columns of 2 orders, with scallop capitals and rounded moulded arch. Barrel vaulted plank ceiling to nave and chancel, with plastered walls. C19 font and small stone pulpit. Windows have diamond and square leaded panels of coloured glass, with aid-C19 figurature stained glass to west window and apse. Various references are made to the former tower, now demolished. This was a chapel belonging to the Priory of Wetheral and later to the Dean & Chapter of Carlisle. See Pevsner, Buildings of England, (C & W volume) p.198.

placename:- Church of St Leonard
district:- Carlisle
listed building
coordinates:- NY46605680
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photocopy Whitehead 1886:-
vol.9 p.260

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Whitehead, H: 1886: Church Bells in Cumberland Ward, part II: TransCWAAS: vol.9: pp.240-268

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, South East View of Warwick Church, St Leonard's Church, Warwick, Wetheral, Cumberland, by Robert Carlyle snr, 1791.
Included in an album The Antiquities of the City of Carlisle. View of Warwick Church from the South East with graveyard in the foreground.
inscribed at bottom centre:-
S.E. VIEW of WARWICK CHURCH.

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

old print:-
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Print, Warwick Church, St Leonard's Church, Warwick, Wetheral, by Moses Griffith, engraved by Peter Mazell, about 1788?
inscribed at centre on print, beneath upper image:-
WARWICK CHURCH.
signed & inscribed at bottom left on print:-
Griffiths del.
signed at bottom right on print:-
P Mazell sculp

placename:- Warwick Church
date:- 1788
period:- 18th century, late

old painting:-
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Painting, watercolour, Warwick Church, St Leonard, Warwick, Wetheral, Cumberland, by William Henry Nutter, 1840s.
View of Warwick Church and its graveyard with distant trees to right of composition.
signed at bottom left:-
W H Nutter
annotated at bottom centre on mount:-
Warwick Church near Carlisle

placename:- Warwick Church
date:- 1840=1849
period:- 19th century, early

old drawing:-
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Drawing, pen and ink and ink wash, Warwick Church ie St Leonard's Church, Warwick, Wetheral, Cumberland, 1872.
ms at top:-
Warwick Church May 28 - 72 / 4 Miles of Carlisle

placename:- Warwick Church
date:- 1872
period:- 19th century, late

notes Described in:-
Butler, Lawrence (ed): 2011: Church Notes of Sir Stephen Glynne for Cumbria, 1833-1872: CWAAS:: ISBN 978 1 873124 52 9
Extracted from the original notes made by Sir Stephen, now in Deiniol's Library, Hawarden, Flintshire, contact through Flintshire Record Office

photographs
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button to large St Leonard's Church -- Warwick -- Wetheral -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone, sandstone:- -- 'To the Memory of Thomas warwic Late of Holm Gate who departed this life October 24th 178[0] aged 45 Years' -- 25.8.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Leonard's Church -- Warwick -- Wetheral -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms on the back of the gravestone for Thomas Warwick, d.1780? -- 25.8.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Leonard's Church -- Warwick -- Wetheral -- Cumbria / -- Gravestone, sandstone:- -- 'HER LIETH THE BODY OF [JA]MS DALTON [W]HO DIED YE [ ] OF OCTOB[ ] [ ]7[ ]5 OF [ ]' -- 25.8.2006

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