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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: 1106230



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alston Moor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 73112

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/08/2016

NY 7146 24/52

ALSTON MOOR FRONT STREET, ALSTON (North side) Church of St Augustine



Parish Church. 1870 by J.W. Walton, spire 1886 by G. D. Oliver, replacing 1770 church by Smeaton on medieval site. Ashlar with plinth, buttresses and moulded eaves. Welsh slate roofs with apex crosses to stone copings. Nave with south aisle; lower chancel. South porch under offset 3-stage tower with corner pinnacles. Early English style with lancet and plate tracery windows, those to nave clerestory 3-light under segmental arches. Trumeau separates shouldered porch doors with marble nook shafts. Tympanum of Christ in Majesty. Interior: 4-bay nave has arcade of squat polished granite piers with foliate caps. 3-bay chancel with painted 5-panel reredos. East window designed by Wooldridge and made by Powell. Font in nave has round bowl on central stem with detached marble shafts. Derwentwater clock on west wall presented 1767 and restored 1978. Wrought-iron weather vane now inside, dated 1770.

Listing NGR: NY7183546536

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National Grid Reference: NY 71835 46536


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