St John the Baptist, Murton

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Built in 1856 for a growing population for the workers in the lead and barytes mining industries as well as the farming communities. Before this everyone had to travel to St Michael's, Bongate, Appleby - a round distance of some 9 miles - particularly difficult in the winter months. Architect: George Robinson of Appleby. Chief features: a three-decker pulpit: the original oil lamps; an early Casson organ.

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Rumney Green
CA16 6ND
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Eucharist- 1st S BCP 3rd S CW; 4th infomrla BCP Mattins
1st Sunday - BCP Eucharist; 2nd Sunday during summer months - BCP Evensong; 3rd Sunday - CW Eucharist; 4th Sunday Informal service (BCP Mattins).
Every first third and fourth Sunday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour
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Evensong - BCP - 2nd Sunday during summer
Every second Sunday at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
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Incumbent: The Revd Sarah Anne LUNN
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12200
Built: 1856
Architect: George Robinson of Appleby
Style of worship: CENTRAL
Archdeaconry: CARLISLE (571)
Deanery: APPLEBY (57101)
Benefice: The Heart of Eden (07/120D)
Parish Legal Name: Appleby (570003 )
CofE Church Info: (607005 7/5)
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St John the Baptist, Murton, Cumbria, CA16 6LZ - Situated between the villages of Hilton and Murton

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