The parish church of St Michaels and All Angels in Hawkshead in the English Lake District,
which was built in around 1300 on the site of a Norse Chapel. The bulk of the building, as it exists today, is 16th and 17th century. It occupies an elevated position looking out over open country including the central Lake District also has fine views of Latterbarrow,the summit cairn of which can be seen on the skyline behind the church.
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Living in the English Lake District,Cumbria,NW England with a love of photographing locations in Cumbria and Scotland, especially landscapes.

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  • Colin Metcalf
    Colin Metcalfalmost 4 years ago

    Nice one!

  • Thanks Tyke mate

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradouralmost 4 years ago

    Another stunning capture of your beautiful part of the Country Jamie, great detail & interesting narrative,

  • Malcolm..have you cahnged your name? Thanks very much

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • David Davies
    David Daviesalmost 4 years ago

    Nice old church. Love the medieval waterspouts! lol

  • hahahah,well spotted

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksalmost 4 years ago
    It’s a great picture of a great church Jamie also in a great place !!
  • Thanks kindly,Roy

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 4 years ago

    Wow, wonderful capture, and I love thought of what all went on in the church through the ages.

  • Thanks Ann

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • photogaryphy
    photogaryphyalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot, love those stone walls there.

  • They are different aren’t they!

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 4 years ago

    Your welcome, it was my pleasure :))

  • Gabriela Simut
    Gabriela Simutalmost 2 years ago


  • It is a great church. My friend’s son got married in it this year..lucky boy.

    – VoluntaryRanger

  • Dave Godden
    Dave Goddenalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations your image was featured 31.08.12

  • Lou Wilson
    Lou Wilsonalmost 2 years ago

    Lovely architecture, striking belfry.

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