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St. Kentigern, Caldbeck, Cumberland

Description

The church of St. Kentigern, originally Norman, but altered in the Late Perpendicular period, is a building of stone, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, south porch and an embattled western tower containing 3 bells: there are 500 sittings. John Peel, the famous foxhunter, born 1777, died 1854, is buried in the churchyard, and his name has been perpetuated in one of the best known of all hunting songs.

Church Records

The registers date from the year 1640.

St. Kentigern
Caldbeck
Cumberland

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Carlisle
Sittings:500
Graveyard:Yes