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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1086797



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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Pennington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Mar-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75876

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SD 27 NE, 16/102

PENNINGTON, Church of St Michael


Church. 1826 incorporating re-set Norman tympanum; aspe and roof, 1926. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roofs. 4-bay nave with west tower and east apse. Nave has 2-light straight-headed windows with Decorated tracery. Porch has parapet and gablet with shields, pointed entrance with moulded arch. Inner entrance has re-set Norman tympanum with figure of Christ with raised hands and runic inscription recording Gamel the patron and Hubert the mason. Tower has diagonal buttresses and 2-light west window with transom; straight-headed bell-openings with slate louvres; embattled parapet. Lean-to vestry to north. Canted apse has high parapet with inscription; 5-light east window has segmental-pointed head, flanking buttresses; south gabled organ loft has 3-light window. INTERIOR has collar and tie-beam trusses with struts. Shallow corbelled chancel arch. Oil lamps on brackets. Octagonal font in goblet form. Tower has C19 text boards. Octagonal pulpit to junction with organ loft. Chancel has recesses with shouldered lintels and arcaded chancel rail. C12 fragments in porch.

Listing NGR: SD2628977422

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National Grid Reference: SD 26289 77422


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