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the essentially 15th century Church of St Andrew, Dent

 

 

The cobbled streets of Dent village

 

 

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View from our bedroom window in the Sun Inn, at the top of Main Street, Dent Village, Dentdale, East Cumbria.

View from our bedroom window in the Sun Inn, at the top of Main Street, Dent Village, Dentdale, East Cumbria.

 

The main street of Dent Village with the Sun Inn at the top and on the right is a memorial stone to Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) the great pioneering geologist

The main street of Dent Village with the Sun Inn at the top and on the right is a memorial stone to Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) the great pioneering geologist and Professor of Geology at Cambridge University.

 

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St Andrew's Church, Dent is essentially a 15th century structure but with some earlier work.

 

 

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 The tower was apparently rebuilt in 1789 and the church as a whole restored in 1889.

 The tower was apparently rebuilt in 1789 and the church as a whole restored in 1889.

A peaceful and beautiful setting to take a pause from walking!

A peaceful and beautiful setting to take a pause from walking!

The medieval arches of the nave overlook the mainly 17th century pews, pulpit and font cover

 

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The fine stain glass of the east window above the alter.

The fine stain glass of the east window above the alter. The chancel floor made of Dent Marble bordered with limestone marble from Barrow.

 

The Norman font and 17th century wooden cover, a piscina and a desk from the old and historic Dent Grammar School.

The Norman font and 17th century wooden cover, a piscina and a desk from the old and historic Dent Grammar School. A piscina was a washing place for the Mass or Communion vessels with a drain so that the water flowed out onto the consecrated ground of the churchyard.

  the mighty rock in Main Street, commemorate the life and work of Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) the great and famous pioneering geologist and Professor of Geology at Cambridge University.

Three south windows hold memorial stained glass to the Sedgwick family and the middle one (left picture), as well as, appropriately, the mighty rock in Main Street (right picture), commemorate the life and work of Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) the great and famous pioneering geologist and Professor of Geology at Cambridge University.

 

 

 

Another of the fine stain glass windows in St Andrew's Church, Dent Village, Dentdale, East Cumbria

 

 

 

 

The Stone Close
 
The Sun Inn
The George and Dragon
The Village Stores and ? B&B
The Meadowside Cafe ...?

 

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Walking near Dent, Howgill Fells on the horizon - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England

The Sun Inn at the top of the Main Street - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England

Walking near Dent, typical Dales Barn - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England

The bridge over the River Dee - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England

Dent Village, near Sedbergh, East Cumbria, Northern England:\The Sun Inn (above) is a good traditional pub for budget bar meals and bed and breakfast at the top of the Main Street in the village of Dent in Cumbria. There is great walking in the nearby western hills of the Yorkshire Dales and the Howgill Fells.

St Andrew's Church - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
Walking above Dent in Dentdale, lovely country and plenty of stiles! - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England The Sun Inn at the top of the Main Street - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
In an old 17th century house is the Stone Close Cottage Tea Rooms and Bed & Breakfast - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England There are also two good tea rooms in Dent Village. In an old 17th century house is the Stone Close Cottage Tea Rooms and Bed & Breakfast. Further down the Sedbergh road is the Meadowside Cafe-Bar. Further down the Sedbergh road is the Meadowside Cafe-Bar - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
The Main Street - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England The Main Street - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England The memorial to great pioneering geologist Adam Sedgwick 1785-1873 in Main Street - Dent Village, Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria, England
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