St Margaret’s Church sits in a beautiful elevated location, overlooking the Embleton Valley and Bassenthwaite Lake, on land which belonged to the Estate of the Lord Inglewood, Richard Vane. The Church is unusual in having the porch on the north side because of the fell-side location. The Altar cross was made from wood taken from the ruins of the old church, and was covered in brass at the Keswick school of Industrial Arts. The memorials in the Church speak of the prominent families of this small community; principal among these are the Vanes.
The church was designed by Bruce of Whitehaven and replaced the old church which was located at Chapel Wood.
Mrs Andrea Cameron