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placename:- St Peter's Church
other name:- Heversham Church
locality:- Heversham
parish Heversham parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- SD49608339
10Km square:- SD48
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square SD4983

photograph

St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- 3.7.2009
photograph

St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- 3.7.2009

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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HEVERSHAM
site name:- Kirby Lonsdale Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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cross, a church
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

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 153:-
...
[Heversham] ... a noble church, of which there is a very striking view in passing.

placename:- Heversham
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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church
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CHURCH OF ST PETER / / / HEVERSHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 76499 / SD4960083390
courtesy of English Heritage
Parish Church. C12 South arcade to nave, South arch and South porch probably C14; Chancel and North Vestry rebuilt during early C15; nave clerestory and South Chapel added or rebuilt late C15; North Chapel probably early C16. Considerable rebuilding and alteration in early C17 following a fire. Comprehensive restoration in 1868 by Paley and Austin including additional West Tower and rebuilding of Chancel arch and North arcade. Mostly limestone rubble with sandstone dressings, Vestry and East wall of Chancel coursed sandstone blocks. Lead roofs. Perpendicular style: Victorian additions. Early English. West Tower, nave with aisles, chancel with North and South chapels and North Vestry. Square 3-stage Tower with clasping buttresses to lower stages, stair turret to South West corner and small leaded spire. Gabled porch with pointed-arched openings with hood moulds: heavy oak studded inner door with early medieval ironwork. Shaft of Celtic cross in porch. Interior:3-bay nave, 2-bay Chancel. For full description, including fittings and memorials, see RCHM pp109-111.

placename:- Church of St Peter
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD49608339
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DICKINSON TABLE TOMB SOUTH OF SOUTH EAST CORNER OF CHURCH OF ST PETER / / / HEVERSHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76504 / SD4961283373
courtesy of English Heritage
Table tomb. Earliest inscription 1763, but probably erected 1770. Stone slab top; sides with 2 lozenges and central panel; West end panel angels head with wings; East end panel with lozenge. Inscription:
HERE lieth interred / JANE the loving and (?) / WIFE of Mr JOHN DICKINSON / of Milnthorpe / SHE departed this Life / 1 Ap MDCCLXX / Aged 43 Years
As also Four children viz
AGNES Died 1763 ) 14 years / RICHARD 12 Aug 1767 ) 16 years / ELIZAB. 25 March 1768 ) / BIRKBECK 10 Aug 1770 ) 11 years / Drowned in Bathing )
Mr JOHN DICKINSON / Husband and Father of the above / died August the 10th / MDCCLXXXIII / Aged 62 Years
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- gravestone
coordinates:- SD49618337
person:- : Dickinson, Jane
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
LYCH GATE TO SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER / / / HEVERSHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76500 / SD4960383359
courtesy of English Heritage
Lych Gate. Dated 1894. 2 dressed sandstone piers with chamfered plinths; timber intermediate pier; stone slates, stone ridge. Pitched roof with gablets supported on A-frame trusses with cusped windbraces and ridge-piece. The inscription on the west pier reads:-
TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN MEMORY OF JOHN AUDLAND MRCS / FOR NEARLY 13 YEARS CHURCH WARDEN OF / THIS PARISH WHO DIED ON THE FEAST OF / THE PURIFICATION 1892 THIS LYCH GATE / WAS ERECTED BY HIS SONS AND DAUGHTER / AD 1894
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- lych gate
coordinates:- SD49608335
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
CRAMPTON TABLE TOMB TO THE SOUTH OF DOCKER TOMB / / / HEVERSHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76503 / SD4960283368
courtesy of English Heritage
Table tomb. Earliest inscription 1760. Stone slab top; stone panels to side and ends; applied urns to corners. Inscription:
Here Lyeth the Remains of / Richard Crampton of Miln / thorpe who departed this Life / the 14 Day of February 1760 / In the 55 year of his Age.
AGNES Wife of / GEORGE BOND died / November the 21 1771 / Aged 24 Years
ROBERT CRAMPTON / died September the 27 1773 / Aged 20 Years
AGNES CRAMPTON / Wife and Mother of the above / died April the 7th 17?3 / Aged 66 years
Also JANE CATER neice to the / above died March 14th 1825 / Aged 42 / She lived respected / and died respected
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- gravestone
coordinates:- SD49608336
person:- : Crampton, Richard
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
DOCKER TABLE TOMB IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST PETER / / / HEVERSHAM / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 76502 / SD4959783380
courtesy of English Heritage
Table tomb. Earliest inscription 1766. Stone slab top; 2 lozenge panels to sides; square panels to ends; mid and corner panelled pilasters. Winged angels head above the following inscription:
Here lieth the Body of / William Docker late of / Milnthorpe who departed / this life on the 28 Day / of November 1766 in / the 58 year of his Age
All you that Come my / Tomb to see When you / read it pray think on me / Repent in time make no / delay I in my glory was / snatcht away
William Docker Son of the above died the (?) of December 1780 aged 25 years.
district:- South Lakeland
listed building -- gravestone
coordinates:- SD49598338
person:- : Docker, William
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Stained glass, coat of arms. -- 9.6.2011

incumbents:-
Roger 1180=1203
Thomas 1228
Wassand, Alan de 1246
Warewike, Roger de 1280=1290
Hamelton, William de 1305
Balderston, Simon de 1322=1325
Wodehouse, John de 1334
Elton, John de 1342=1343
Neweland, John de 1343=1362
Polthowe, Adam de 1362=1365
Waltham, John de 1365=1366
Feriby, Nicholas de 1366=1404
Toveton, Thomas de 1404=1429
Arnall, Richard 1429=1435
Marshall, John 1435
Clyveland, Thomas 1453
Hudson, William 1499
Senhow, Symon 1527
Whalley, Edmund 1542
Sandes, Edwin 1542=1548
Thwaightes, William 1554
Heblethwaite, Robert 1560
Browne, Nicholas 1570
Agliff, Giles 1588
Radcliffe, Jeremiah 1588=1591
Whitwell, Thomas 1591=1604
Calvert, Thomas 1604=1621
Wakefield, James 1621=1626
Hudson, Richard 1627=1635
Bigge, Thomas 1638=1645
Cole, Samuel 1646=1650
Tatham, Richard 1654=1657
Wallace, John 1658=1662
Bigge, Thomas 1662=1677
Burrell, William 1677=1678
Milner, Thomas 1678=1686
Ridley, Thomas 1686
Farmer, George 1691=1724
Williams, Rev 1724
Murgatroyd, Rev 1727=1732
Smith, James 1733=1757
Wilson, Henry 1757=1797
Lawson, George 1797=1834
Evans, Robert Wilson 1842=1866
Gilbert, Thomas Morrell 1866=1921

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Heversham
coordinates:- SD496834

Dove data number of bells: 6
weight of tenor: 13 cwt 1 qtr 15 lb (1499lbs)
pitch of tenor: F (699Hz)
scale:-
F, G, A, B flat, C, D
First 6 notes; intervals TTSTT; F major.
Bells cast by John Warner and Sons, 1870.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

references Handley, Diana: 1983: Notes on Furness Branch Bells::: inscriptions and history

old drawing:-
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Drawing, Anglian Cross Shaft, St Pete's Church, Heversham, Westmorland, by William Gershom Collingwood, 1899.
Sketch of edge of cross shaft with carved decoration of fruiting vine spiralling vertically. The cross shaft probably dates from 10th 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.202.
inscribed at bottom left:-
Heversham
initialled 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 porch:-
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Photograph by W L Fletcher; 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
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- 12.8.2005
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Organ by Wilkinson and Sons, Kendal,1887. -- 3.7.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Organ, maker:- -- 'WILKINSON & SONS / 18 KENDAL, 87.' -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Mothers Union banner -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Memorial to Richard Bagot died 1921. -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Memorial to Richard Bagot died 1921, coat of arms. -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Church door. -- 3.7.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Part of a late 9th century cross shaft, in the porch of St Peter's Church, Heversham -- 9.6.2011

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Parish chest, 1400. -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Parish chest, 1400. -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Church chest, 1400. -- 3.7.2009
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Parish chest, 1400. -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Parish chest, 1400. -- 9.6.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Peter's Church -- Heversham -- Heversham -- Cumbria / -- Parish chest, 1400. -- 9.6.2011

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