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Newlands Church and Former School

A Grade II Listed Building in Above Derwent, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5636 / 54°33'49"N

Longitude: -3.1925 / 3°11'32"W

OS Eastings: 322990

OS Northings: 519366

OS Grid: NY229193

Mapcode National: GBR 6H4N.MV

Mapcode Global: WH70C.XKY9

Entry Name: Newlands Church and Former School

Listing Date: 3 March 1967

Last Amended: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72086

Location: Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

Civil Parish: Above Derwent

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Thornthwaite cum Braithwaite with Newlands

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 21 NW ABOVE DERWENT

15/2 Newlands Church and
former School
3.3.67 (formerly listed
separately)

II

Parish church and former school, now meeting room. Church rebuilt in 1843 on
earlier site; school dated 1877. Painted roughcast walls under graduated
greenslate roof. 3-bay nave/chancel with south stone porch and west twin
bellcote. Single-storey 2-bay former school adjoins west end. Nave has gabled
porch and tall round-headed windows. School has casement windows in plain
reveals. Rear extension has casement windows with glazing bars and rounded bars
in heads. School has wall plaque inscribed NEWLANDS SCHOOL BUILT BY THE
PARISHIONERS 1877, CLOSED 1967 THIS STONE WAS PLACED HERE IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF
DOROTHEA POTTS HEADMISTRESS 1943-1963. Interior of church has gallery over
vestibule and vestry, giving access to both school and church. Royal Arms of
George II dated 1737. C17 pulpit and lecturn. Wainscoating is of reused C17
panelling. Stained glass window as First World War memorial. Late C19
furnishings and fittings.


Listing NGR: NY2299019366


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 21 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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