CHURCH OF ST MARGARET AND ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1075165
Date first listed:
06-Feb-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET AND ST JAMES

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Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARGARET AND ST JAMES
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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET AND ST JAMES

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Cumbria
District:
Eden (District Authority)
Parish:
Long Marton
National Grid Reference:
NY 66658 23992

Details

NY 62 SE LONG MARTON BROOM

22/123 Church of St Margaret 6.2.68 & St James

I

Parish church. Nave's north and west walls, with at least part of the south wall, are pre-conquest; tower added probably early C12, chancel extended C12, south chapel added mid C15 and vestry C16. restored late C19. Early masonry of coursed blocks with wide jointing. Long-and-short quoining to north-east corner of nave stands proud; render to west wall suriving inside C19 gallery's stair turret may be original. Later masonry of finer cut blocks, sometimes snecked; chamfered plinth and string courses to east end. Graduated slate roofs with stone copings. West tower, nave, and chancel. Various window types, mostly mullioned; pre-conquest window with monolithic semicircular head to north side of nave (blocked internally). Paired belfry opening on north side of 3-stage tower is original, others are C19 reconstructions. Gabled south porch repaired 1880. Only west doorway, now opening into tower, is pre-conquest with rebates and draw-bar slot to its inner jambs; south doorway cut through at later date. Their carved tympana (possibly pre-conquest) were reset in their present position during C19 restoration; west door's tympanum discovered when access for present west gallery was constructed. North doorway (part-blocked) C12. South chancel door mid C14, as is 2-seater sedilia and piscina in south side of chancel.

Listing NGR: NY6666123993

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
73183
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16753/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ronald May. Source Historic England Archive
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