2013

SD2674 : Urswick Church

taken 11 years ago, near to Little Urswick, Cumbria, England

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Urswick Church
Urswick Church
St. Mary and St. Michael's Church is Grade I Listed and the oldest church in the Furness area; it has been suggested that some of the masonry may be of Roman origin.
When the road beside the churchyard was being widened in the 1960s ancient graves were uncovered west and northwest of the church, indicating that this was a religious site in Celtic times. The finding of the graves was never officially recorded as doing so would have held up the work!

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Geographical Context: Lowlands Village, Rural settlement Religious sites Place: Great Urswick Furness County: Cumbria Primary Subject: Church other tags: St Mary and St Michaels Church Churchyard Graveyard Celtic Ancient Church Cumbria Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · St Mary St Michael [94] · Great Urswick Church [28] · Churchyard [13] · Oldest [2] · Road [2] ·
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SD2674, 101 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Adrian Taylor   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 31 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 March, 2021
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 26830 74190 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.4971N 3:7.3197W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 26797 74190
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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