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St Michael, Church Street

St Michael, Church Street, Stanwix, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 9DJ View on map

Standing on a Roman wall fort and later medieval church site. Built in 1841-3 in Commissioners style by John Hodgson. The tower is the second highest point in Carlisle. Extensive white marble wall plaques, some by John Kirkbride (1786 -1854), with carved portrait heads and draped figures. Interesting stained glass commemorates the Roman history of the area.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

During School Term times: Tuesday 9.00am-12.00 Noon, Wednesday 10.00am - 3.00pm, Thursday 9.00am-12.00 Noon, Friday 9.00am-12.00 Noon Additional hours by prior arrangement with either Rev Nigel Beer or with church office on 01228 511430.

Directions

Off B6264 , Well Lane then Church Street. There is a path from Brampton Road to the church. Rail: Carlisle (1.5 miles). Bus: check website www.cumbria.gov.uk for information.

Parking Spaces

0

Public car park nearby and street parking on Church Street.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes

WC

Yes