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placename:- St Mungo's Church
other name:- Dearham Church
locality:- Dearham
parish Dearham parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- NY07263639
10Km square:- NY03
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square NY0736

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St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- 14.3.2008
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St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- 27.3.2009

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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DEARHAM
site name:- Maryport 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 185:-
...
The church of Dereham was given by Alice de Romely, widow, to Giseburn abbey. In one of the windows is an inscription, communicated by Mr. G. Smith to the Gentleman's Magazine, XXI. 112, where it was explained by Mr. Pegge, 255, to mean Has fenestras Galfridus Gudng reparavit Anno Domini MCL.
person:- : Romely, Alice de
person:- : Smith, George
person:- : Pegge, Mr
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST MUNGO / / CHURCH STREET / DEARHAM / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / I / 72229 / NY0724736396
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish Church. Late C12 with C13 additions and north aisle 1882 by C.J. Ferguson. Mixed St Bees and red hammer-dressed sandstone. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. Square west 3-storey tower may have been fortified; 3-bay nave with 6-bay aisle and south porch; 2-bay chancel. Tower has 2-light west window and 2-light bell openings, but all other windows are small. Nave has C19 2-light south windows. Porch has pointed arch under trefoil niche; south door is C12 with carved capitals and round-moulded arch. Various medieval grave slab fragments built into east wall of porch. Aisle has 2- and 3-light C19 windows. Chancel has priest's doorway and 2 original south windows; small original east window. Interior of tower base is tunnel-vaulted with segmental arch opening into nave. 4-bay aisle of pointed arches on hexagonal columns. C12 font appears to have been a cushion capital, carved with dragons and symmetrical designs in scrolled panels. Medieval grave slabs, 3 built into the aisle wall, and a free-standing Celtic wheel-head cross. North wall of chancel has the internal remains of an original window. Roof, furnishings and fittings all 1882. C19 stained glass in east window only.

placename:- Church of St Mungo
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY07243639
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, St Mungo. -- 27.3.2009

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Cross slabs in the porch.
Cross slabs inside the church.
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Cross slab. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Cross slab. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Cross slab. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Cross slab. -- 27.3.2009

incumbents:-
Gilcrouce, John de 1354
Derham, John de 1354
Hayton, William de, Sir 1365
Udall, Robert, Sir 1535
Dykes, Edward, Sir 1578
Bowman, John, Sir 1600
Hurd, Michael
Harrison, William 1623
Sleddale, Musgrave 1662
Murthwaite, Richard 1686
Murthwaite, Peter 1701
Ritson, Joseph 1736
Sharpe, Anthony 1737
Dalzell, A 1794
Whitelock, John 1815
Swinburn, John 1834
Overend, Henry 1836
Currie, James 1839
Calverley, William Slater 1877
Melrose, Thomas W 1885
Sugden, Edward Hugh 1899

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Dearham Font, St Mungo's Church, Dearham, Cumberland, by William Gershom Collingwood, about 1899.
Sketch of the front and reverse of font; carved decoration of interlaced knot on upper sketch. A winged dragon like creature with elongated tongue on lower sketch. The font dates from 11th century?
Drawn to illustrate Notes on the Early Sculptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carlisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, published by T Wilson, Kendal 1899; opposite p.131.
inscribed at centre:-
Dearham Font.
dated at bottom right:-
W.G.C.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late

old print:- Calverley 1899

Notes on the Early Sulptured Crosses, Shrines and Monuments in the Present Diocese of Carisle, by Rev William Slater Calverley, edited by W G Collingwood, published for the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, by Titus Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, 1899.
In the church:-
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Engraving by M Petersen.
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Tracing by W G Collingwood.
Entrance to churchyard:-
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Lithograph by W S Calverley.
On a window cill in the church,
The Kenneth Cross:-
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Engraving by M Petersen.
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Sketch by W G Collingwood.
Font:-
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Sketch by W G Collingwood.
date:- 1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

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 Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Norman door, about 1130? -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Norman door, detail. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Font. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Font. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Coat of arms, Christian Famly of Ewanrigg Hall. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- The Kenneth Cross; telling the story of St Kenet or Kenedus. -- 27.3.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- The Adam Stone; perhaps representing the Fall and Redemption. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Viking Cross. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Organ, by C H Walker, -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Organ, by C H Walker, London. -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- Organ, maker's plate:- -- 'C. H. WALKER, / ORGAN BUILDER / 25, MANCHERSTER STREET / MANCHESTER SQUARE / LONDON' -- 27.3.2009
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button to large St Mungo's Church -- Dearham -- Dearham -- Cumbria / -- A sad monument:- -- 'Also - this Tablet is DEDICATED to the Memory of / Henry the Son of William & Sarah Parsable, who was / Unfortunately Drowned in the River at Row Beck, on the / 3rd. of August 1830, Aged 9 Years and 6 Months / ...' -- 14.3.2008

notes The church tower may have been a 14th century pele tower.
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan and illustrations

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