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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: 1087564



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Upper Denton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Apr-1957

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78081

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1/90 Upper Denton Church

1.4.57 II*

Redundant Church. Probably early C12, with alterations dated 1881 on lead - rainwater heads. Calciferous sandstone squared coursed rubble from the nearby Roman Wall, large flush quoins; stone slate roof with coped gables and kneelers. 2-bay nave and single-bay chancel. Nave has west bellcote, rebuilt with west wall in C18. Entrance in south wall, has plank door and shouldered lintel; corresponding filled north door. One original lancet window in north wall, with 1 & 3-light windows with trefoil heads of 1881. Chancel east window of 1881 has trefoil head and earlier window in south wall. Interior fittings removed when declared redundant in the late 1970s. Chancel arch is Roman, reputedly to have come from the nearby Roman Fort, Birdoswald.

Listing NGR: NY6156065514

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National Grid Reference: NY 61560 65514


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