Church Of St Bridget

17 Aug 2000
Church Of St Bridget, St Bridget Beckermet, Copeland, Cumbria
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST BRIDGET BECKERMET - NY 00 NW 3/63 Church of St Bridget 9.3.67 - II* Church. Medieval with Cl7 alterations. Roughcast stone with slate roof, some ashlar dressings. 2-bay nave and chancel. Coped gables. Nave has 3-light wooden mullioned windows with ovolo-moulded mullions; small high window to east end of south wall. Plain west entrance with paired 3-fielded panel doors, gabled bellcote with 2 bells. Headstones to south wall. Interior has barrel- vaulted ceiling; double-chamfered chancel arch set in wall. Fielded panelled wainscotting and fixed benches. Cl7 pulpit has fielded round-headed panels in architraves, fluted Doric half-columns and entablature with pulvinated frieze.

Slender column on vase balusters to altar rail; altar is stone slab with moulded edge. George III arms and painted Lord's Prayer, Ten Commandments and Creed Boards. Anglo-Saxon cross bases to south are Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NY0149406066


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2042 IOE Records taken by Julian Thurgood; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Julian Thurgood. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Thurgood, Julian

Rights Holder: Thurgood, Julian


Ashlar, Roughcast, Slate, Stone, Early Medieval Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Gravestone, Grave Marker, Funerary Site