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St ANDREWS, Dent

St ANDREWS, Dent
St ANDREWS, Dent

The dedication to St Andrew is thought to indicate a Scottish influence in what was once a border area. The church dates from the 12th century and has some fine pillars, 18th century box pews and stained glass. The tower is 18th century. There is a marble memorial to Adam Sedgwick, the geologist, who was born in the village. And the so-called Vampire of Dent is buried just outside the porch...

Location/Address: Main Street
Dent
County: Cumbria
Post Code: LA10 5QL
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: The Vampire of Dent (and other stories)
Primary Management: Church Authorities
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