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St Bega, Eskdale
|OS grid reference||NY1415400166|
|Location||St Bega, Eskdale, Cumbria|
|Vicar(s)||Revd Gill Hart|
St Bega, is in Eskdale, Cumbria, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Calder, and the diocese of Carlisle. Its benefice is Black Combe, Drigg, Eskdale, Irton, Muncaster and Waberthwaite. The church is not a listed building.
St Bega's Church was built as a Chapel of Ease by Lord Rea in 1890. The Church school was originally underneath the church. In 1997, the school moved to a modern building on Longrigg Lane. The ground floor is now used as a village hall and above remains the church.
The church was built from the local red and grey sandstone, topped with a slate roof. The church has a bellcote with one bell. The interior space comprises a Nave. The windows are all opaque and pews are moveable. The terracotta, triquetra font, from an earlier church, has triquetras and floral carvings. The church has no churchyard.
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