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St Paul, Frizington
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St Paul, Frizington
Coordinates: 54°32′19″N 3°29′47″W / 54.5387°N 3.4965°W / 54.5387; -3.4965
OS grid reference NY 0327416975
Location Frizington, Cumbria
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Website https://crosslacon.net/our-churches/st-pauls-frizington/
History
Status Parish church
Dedication St Paul
Administration
Parish Frizington
Deanery Calder
Archdeaconry West Cumberland
Diocese Carlisle
Province York
Clergy
Vicar(s) Rev Nicki Pennington

St Paul's is in Frizington, Cumbria, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Calder, and the diocese of Carlisle. Its benefice is Crosslacon. The church is not a Listed Building.

History

St Paul's church was Built in 1867 and consecrated in 1868. It is in the early English style of architecture built of local red sandstone. The Church was altered in 2000 and now comprises The Lingla Centre Cafe.

Architecture

Built of the local red sandstone with a slate roof and an octagonal belfry. The interior space comprises a large nave, chancel and south aisle. In 2000 the internal space was sub-divided with a breeze block wall. The east side still contains the space for worship with the original altar but the pews have gone. The north window is stained glass. There is an octagonal marble font. The pipe organ has 27 pipes. On the west side there are now modern facilities that include a lift to the inserted first floor, professional kitchen, meeting room, WCs and a café. There are some similarities with the alterations at St Mary, Ennerdale.

Churchyard

The church has a large churchyard, that land was purchased and extended in 1928 - 1929. There are 7 casualties buried here from the First & Second World War.

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