Old Chancel, Ireby, Cumbria

Ireby, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA7 1HD
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An old provider

The twelfth-century chancel of Ireby's old church is only part of what was originally there.

In 1847, the nave was pulled down, and the font, piscina and some carvings to provide for the new church (a mile away), and two nave arcade columns were taken to serve as gateposts in the village. The gateposts have now be reinstated in the churchyard.

The east wall arcade, with three round-headed lancets, is a fine feature.

Your support and generosity is what helps us keep the doors to these special places open. We could not do it without you.If you would like to donate to the upkeep and maintenance of the Old Chancel please text IRE to 70970 to donate £5 or to 70191 to give £10 every donation really does make a difference to these beautiful churches.

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