25. Sedbergh Town and St Andrew's Church
Scenes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire and East Cumbria
The Town of Sedbergh lies below the southern end of the Howgill range of hills
The small market in the car park at Sedbergh.
The Dales @ Lakes Book Centre and Tourist Information centre in Sedbergh.
The main street in Sedbergh
The Haddock Paddock Fish & Chips Cafe and the Three Hares Cafes in Sedbergh.
Powells, good old fashioned grocer's shop in Sedbergh.
Left: ? in Sedbergh, dated 1903 and established in 1826. Right Sedbergh's Sleepy Elephant Books and Country Walking Shop.
The Sedbergh Cafe and above it the Amilah's Indian Restaurant and Takeaway.
The White Hart Sports & Social Club, and The Red Lion pub in Sedbergh.
The Dalesmen Country Inn in Sedbergh
Left: The Bull Hotel in Sedbergh. Right: Smatt's Duo Cafe
There is a handy little car park just down from St Andrew's Church, Sedbergh, on the road to Dent.
The Main Street, Sedbergh, a pleasant and friendly little market town with a fine parish church (see above and below).
After a little refreshment in Sedbergh a visit to the parish church before beginning a long walk over the Howgill Fells.
St Andrew's Parish Church, Sedbergh
The south porch entrance to xyz.
The well kept garden and graveyard of xyz.
The path down to xyz.
St Andrew's Church, Sedbergh, East Cumbria, founded around 1130, is well worth a visit and PLEASE leave a donation or purchase the excellent guide booklet for the church. It has much 12th and 13th century work and was restored in 1886.
Looking east down the nave into the chancel and alter. The pulpit has a fine 18th century tester.
A relatively recent carving of St Andrew, backed by his traditional diagonal cross, is seen over the Norman north porch entrance and the stained glass east window (~100 years old) over the alter of St Andrews Church, Sedbergh. The window depicts the call of Christ to Andrew and his brother and fishing partner Peter: "Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men".
The ? chapel in xyz.
The fine stained glass windows in xyz.
A general view down the nave to the chancel, alter and east window of xyz.
The organ and rebuilt Norman arches in the nave of St Andrew's Church. The tower was probably added in the 14th century, and further rebuilding and additions in the 16th and 19th century.
The Church of Sedbergh School, the famous public school founded in 1525. The famous geologist Adam Sedgwick was a former pupil (see Dent page 28)
A splendid array of 'potted' flowers opposite Sedbergh School, but onwards to the Howgills!
Thetrip to Sedbergh, The Howgill Fells and Dentdale - The return home via Pendragon Castle
After the page 29 walk we left the A683 Sedbergh-Kirkby Stephen road, to take a minor road at OS ref 756038 (the so-called 'Tommy Road') across to the B6259 road, which you join near Pendragon Castle. So, more spectacular driving as you head towards Mallerstang Edge.
Pendragon Castle, standing on its defensive mound, is a 12th century Norman Keep with a 14th century garderobe turret.
The highest remaining walls stand proud but look a little fragile!
The slope down from the mound with Wild Boar Fell in the distance-left.
Sheep happily graze around the castle ruins, which are on private land, but access is allowed.
The limestone ridges of Mallerstang Edge runs right across the
western view from the castle.
Looking down to the road bridge, a river
crossing that would be defended by Pendragon Castle.
The peak of Wild Boar Fell on the distant
horizon and then off south on the B6259 to join the A684 and head east
The limestone ridges of Mallerstang Edge runs right across the western view from the castle.
Looking down to the road bridge, a river crossing that would be defended by Pendragon Castle.
The peak of Wild Boar Fell on the distant horizon and then off south on the B6259 to join the A684 and head east for home.
Watch out as go further west towards Sedbergh as the landscape gets higher and wilder and engineering-architectural gems like the viaducts on the Settle-Carlisle railway (near Garsdale Head in this case) and finally onto Sedbergh in East Cumbria 'signposted' when the Howgill Fells (the object of the trip) come into view.
A quick call in to the
whose starting point is at Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire, must come back
for a steam trip to Bedale and Leyburn, but no time, so driving
on to Castleton on the North York Moors, and so, back from visiting one
national park, to return home to live in another, brill!!!!
A quick call in to the Wensleydale Railway whose starting point is at Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire, must come back for a steam trip to Bedale and Leyburn, but no time, so driving on to Castleton on the North York Moors, and so, back from visiting one national park, to return home to live in another, brill!!!!
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