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Statutory Address:

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Carlisle (District Authority)
St. Cuthbert Without
National Grid Reference:
NY 43525 48921


ST CUTHBERT WITHOUT WREAY NY 44 NW 11/30 Church of St Mary

1. 4.57 II*

Church. 184O-42 by Sarah Losh, with sculptural stonework by William Hindson, erected by estate workers at her own expense. Dressed sandstone walls, stone- slate roof. 4 bay nave with semicircular apse. Romanesque style showing both French and Italian influence. Nave has 4 round-headed windows to each side, with triple clerestory windows above. 2 gargoyles to each side representing reptiles. Apse has recessed and round-headed niches with clerestory arcading above. West gable entrance has round-headed arch decorated with roll-moulding of formalised water-lilies and pine-cone motifs. 3 round-headed windows over entrance with rising arcade of small windows above, surmounted by stone bellcote with carved stone eagle. Down steps to right of entrance, is a small stone-enclosed well. Interior on 3 levels, sunken body, steps up to apse. Apse is surrounded by arcade of 14 columns with carved capitals. Ceiling of pine panels and trusses of oak, floor of sandstone slabs. Seating of oak and Spanish chestnut, other chairs and pulpit of carved local bog oak and ebony: lecturns of carved chestnut representing eagle and pelican on bog oak stands: pulpit of carved bog oak. Font of varved alabaster by Sarah Losh and W.S. Losh: altar of green Italian marble on brass eagles. Non-figurative stained glass partly of re-used glass from Archbishop's Palace, Paris. Carved wooden archangles on either side of chancel arch. Carved wood and other details by local craftsmen. Built close, or on site of, medieval church which was totally demolished on rebiJilding, except for font (now in churchyard, listed separately), re-used corbel stone above entrance to boiler house, and some re-used timber. See, Pevsner, Buildings of England, Cumberland & Westmorland, p. 212; Country Life, 4 November, 1971 p. 123O-31.

Listing NGR: NY4352548921


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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cumberland and Westmorland, (1967), 212
'Country Life' in 4 November, (1971), 1230-31


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: 04 Sep 2002
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