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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: 1087417



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Orton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78364

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NY 35 SW ORTON Great Orton

7/177 Church of St Giles


Church. C12 with 1886 restoration and extension. Mixed red and yellow squared and coursed sandstone on squared plinth (stone mostly from the Roman Wall); graduated sandstone slate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 4-bay nave with north porch and west open bellcote; 2-bay chancel under common roof. End 2 bays of nave are C19 extension with C19 porch. Original north door now C19 window. Narrow C19 round-headed windows. Chancel: original narrow round-headed window and chamfered-surround square-headed window with nail-head decoration. 3-light C19 east window. Interior: west window by Campbell, Smith & Co., 1886 in Arts & Crafts style. Furnishings and fittings all late C19. Fragment of Early English font and 2 medieval graveslab fragments. Bell of 1753.

Listing NGR: NY3289454287

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National Grid Reference: NY 32894 54287


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