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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144570
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72086
Location: Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
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
NY 21 NW ABOVE DERWENT
15/2 Newlands Church and
3.3.67 (formerly listed
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.