Beckermet (Calder Bridge) – St Bridget’s Church

 
Location : Calder Bridge
Grid Ref NY 042060

 

Beckermet (Calder Bridge) - St Bridget's Church. Pic F57p15.

 

St Bridget’s Church at Calderbridge was built in 1842, by E Sharpe. It is a sandstone building, built in a cruciform, with a west tower.

 

Beckermet (Calder Bridge) St Bridget's Church. Pic F136p17.

 

Beckermet (Calder Bridge) St Bridget's Church. Pic F34P19.

 

The three light East window, which displays scenes from the life of Jesus, is a memorial to Thomas Irwin of Calder Abbey, and Justus Town, who built the Church. It was designed by Henry Holiday.

 

Beckermet (Calder Bridge) St Bridget's Church

 

Aerial photo by Simon Ledingham.

 

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