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All Saints Church, Boltongate

All Saints Church is in the village of Boltongate, Cumbria, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Solway, the archdeaconry of West Cumberland and the diocese of Carlisle. A former fortified church, it is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.HistoryThe church dates mainly from the late 14th century, and it is built on a plinth from an earlier church. The church was built to resist fire and assault. The rectory was also fortified and includes a pele tower.ArchitectureExteriorThe authors of the Buildings of England series describe the church as "one of the architectural sensations of Cumbria". Externally it is Perpendicular in style, while internally it is more Scottish with French influences. The church is built in limestone; the roof of the nave has sandstone slates, while that of the chancel is in green slate.


All Saints Church, Boltongate


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