CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1087539
Date first listed:
01-Apr-1957
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Carlisle (District Authority)
Parish:
Bewcastle
National Grid Reference:
NY 56542 74561

Details

NY 57 SE BEWCASTLE BEWCASTLE

18/39 Church of St Cuthbert 1.4.57

G.V. II*

Church. C13, with tower dated 1792, alterations 1901. Mixed calciferous sandstone rubble walls with large. flush quoins, tower partly rendered; graduated green slate roof. 2-storey square west tower/porch; 4-bay nave/chancel. Tower has plank door in round arch with incised date; windows with round arches, impost blocks and key- stones; louvred vents; open bellcote with hipped slate roof surmounted by weather vane. Nave/chancel has tall pointed lancet windows of 1901, angle buttresses. 3-light east window is C13. Interior has upper gallery supported on stone pillars reached by stair from tower; a rebuilding of 1901 of a much larger gallery of 1792. Early C20 pews and furnishings. Medieval font bowl on window ledge near pulpit; C13 piscina with corresponding recess in north wall. Wall tablets to rectors died 1737 and 1834. Part of nave was taken down to build tower in 1792 and walls of nave lowered in 1901 when reroofed.

Listing NGR: NY5654274561

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
78127
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13177/03
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