St Botolph, Carlton-in-Cleveland

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This St. Botolph's Church, completed in 1897, is believed to be the most northerly of all his churches and was designed by the nationally famous architect, Temple Moore. It is built in Gothic style with local sandstone and cost £2,336.

The large stained glass east window is by Henry Payne, of Birmingham as are two memorial windows added after the 1st World War.

In the Churchyard is the stump of a stone cross commemorating a visit of St Botolph in 675.

By the 1870’s the old church at Carlton was in a terrible state and was often flooded when the pond at the rear overflowed. A mid-century chronicler, Ord, described the church as a beautiful, quaint building and a delight to worship in. The Rev. George Sanger came to Carlton and came to a church in desperate need of repair, and was faced with the challenge of building a new church, a task he took to heart, and a new church was built.

In 1882, the night before the dedication, the church burnt down and subsequently Sanger left. His successor Canon Kyle arrived to find a ruined church. He raised the necessary funding and built the present Church and in 1908, having raised a further £800, a peal of 8 bells was installed. He later became a Canon of York Minster, died in 1943 and is interred in the churchyard.

The church is still at the heart of the village and with the building of a new village hall, to replace the old Church Hall, remains committed to village life.

We look forward to welcoming visitors and parish residents, whatever their age, to our services in St. Botolph and the other churches of the Benefice.
 

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Revd. Linda Shipp
Whorlton Vicarage
18 Church Lane
Swainby
NORTHALLERTON
North Yorkshire
DL6 3EA
(01642) 701777

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Summer Teas - in Carlton Village Hall
The last of this year's Sunday afternoon teas in aid of Carlton Church Funds. There is always a warm welcome and plenty of home baking!
Sunday 6th September 2015 at 3:00 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly
 
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Sunday

Joint Service with Carlton Methodists at 10:30 or 11:00 - see separate listing
Held alternate months in Carlton Methodist Church (at 10:30 AM) or St. Botolph's (at 11:00 AM)
Every third Sunday at
Holy Communion
Common Worship Order One in Traditional Language (said service)
Every first Sunday at 8:00 AM
Family Friendly Common Worship
Holy Communion
Common Worship Order One in Traditional Language
Every second Sunday at 9:15 AM
Family Friendly Common Worship
Benefice Family Communion - in Holy Cross Church, Swainby
Common Worship Order One in Modern Language
Every fourth Sunday at 9:15 AM
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship
Benefice Cafe Church - in Swainby Church Hall
An informal event to suit the whole family. Something for all ages together in a relaxed atmosphere. There will be coffee, tea and juice with muffins to eat available throughout; things for children to do; music and pictures and points for discussion.
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM
Family Friendly Coffee
Joint Service with Carlton Methodists - in Carlton Methodist Chapel
Alternate months (Jan/Mar/May/Jul/Sep/Nov) on third
Sunday at 10:30 AM
Family Friendly
Joint Service with Carlton Methodists
Common Worship Order One in Traditional Language
Alternate months (Feb/Apr/Jun/Aug/Oct/Dec) on third
Sunday at 11:00 AM
Family Friendly Common Worship
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Summer Teas - in Carlton Village Hall
The last of this year's Sunday afternoon teas in aid of Carlton Church Funds. There is always a warm welcome and plenty of home baking!
Sunday 6th September 2015 at 3:00 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly
Benefice Remembrance Service - in Holy Cross Church, Swainby
Service of Remembrance (beginning in Church before moving outside for the two minutes Silence at 11:00 and Laying of Wreaths after which the service continues back inside the Church) Please join us if you can for this important act of remembrance and thanksgiving.
Sunday 8th November 2015 at 10:45 AM
Family Friendly
Joint Benefice Holy Communion
Common Worship Order One in Modern Language.
Sunday 29th November 2015 at 9:15 AM
Family Friendly Common Worship

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Clergy: The Revd Linda Mary SHIPP
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 19338
Built: 1897
Architect: Temple Moor
Style of worship: Central
Our Patron: Mrs Pauline Kynge
Archdeaconry: CLEVELAND (433)
Deanery: STOKESLEY (43306)
Benefice: Whorlton w Carlton and Faceby (43/402BX)
Parish Legal Name: Carlton-in-Cleveland (430559 43/559)
CofE Church Info: (643559 43/559)
Short URL: acny.uk/19338/
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The current editor is: Peter Shipp

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