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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: 1137007



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bowness

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71895

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NY 26 SW BOWNESS Bowness

2/17 Church of St Michael 11/4/67 II*

Church. C12 with C18 restoration and 1891 extensions. Coursed red and calciferous sandstone (from the nearby Roman Wall) on chamfered plinth; extensions of dressed red sandstone on chamfered plinth; graduated greenslate roof with coped gables. 4-bay nave, south gabled porch, west open twin bellcote, C19 north transept: single-bay chancel under common roof, with C19 north vestry. Chamfered-surround south door; north door in moulded surround with carved stone leaf capitals. One blocked original lancet in south wall and similar window in north wall, others are C19 single and paired lancets. Chancel: 3-light C19 east and south windows, one original lancet between vestry and chancel. Norman font on 1848 shaft is octagonal at base of bowl and square at top: leaf decoration with beaded strips and stems. Bells now inside church are 1616 and medieval. C19 chancel arch. Early C20 furnishings and fittings.

Listing NGR: NY2237662646

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National Grid Reference: NY 22376 62646


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