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The main street and market place in Brampton in Cumbria.

 

The Moot Hall, Brampton, dating from at least 1648.

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The fine building of Brampton's Medical Practice.

 

Cranstons Food Hall, Brampton

 

Inside Cranstons Food Hall with a good variety of local produce.

 

The statue of the Emperor Hadrian in Brampton in Cumbria, builder of Hadrian's Wall between AD 122 and AD 128

 

The Nags Head pub, Brampton in Cumbria

The Howard Arms, Charles Dickens stayed here!

Mr Brown's Cafe-Bar, Brampton in Cumbria

The 'Off the Wall Coffee Shop, Brampton

The 'Shoulder of Mutton' ..

... in Brampton in Cumbria


St Martin's Church, Brampton, and its great display of Stained Glass Windows

General view of St Martin's Church, Brampton, and Anglican Church in Front Street and built of local red sandstone.

 

The clock and bell tower of St Martin's Church, Brampton

St Martin's Church, Brampton is a Grade I listed building and is the only church designed by the Pre-Raphaelite architect Philip Webb. The architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner described St Martin's Church, Brampton as "a very remarkable building".
 

General view down the nave of St Martin's Church, Brampton. There is no real chancel, but a fine stained glass east window.

St Martin's Church, Brampton was built on the site of a former late 17th-century hospital that had been converted into a chapel in 1789. It was built for George Howard, who later became the 9th Earl of Carlisle and built between 1874 and 1878, though the tower was added in 1906. The architect of St Martin's Church, Brampton was Philip Webb who was closely connected with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and is the only church designed by Webb. St Martin's Church, Brampton the successor to Brampton Old Church, which is about 1 mile (2 km) west of the town centre

 

St Martin's Church, Brampton has a north and south aisle arcade of four arches.

 

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The east window.

All the stained glass of St Martin's Church, Brampton was made in 187880 by Morris & Co. and designed by Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris. The five-light east window (above and below) contains three tiers of figures. The central figure at the top is the Good Shepherd, and on each side are angels, the middle tier consists of angels, the central image in the lowest tier is a pelican, bounded on each sides by saints. The east window was a memorial to Charles Howard, MP, brother of the 8th Earl of Carlisle.

 

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The memorial window to the fallen of the Great War 1914-1918.

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