Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1137108

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST PETER

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Kirkbampton

National Grid Reference: NY 30526 56463


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NY 35 NW KIRKBAMPTON Kirkbampton

7/47 Church of St Peter I

Church. C12, restored 1870-71 and again in 1882 dated on rainwater heads. Squared and coursed red and calciferous sandstone (some from the nearby Roman Wall); graduated greenslate roof with coped gables; sandstone slate on chancel. 3-bay nave with west open bellcote for 2 bells; and north porch. 2-bay chancel with north organ chamber and vestry. C19 gabled stone porch; entrance to nave has narrow Norman arch with column shafts and zigzag decoration, figurative sculptured tympanum. C19 2-light panel tracery windows with hood moulds. Chancel: 3-light east window, original Norman lancet in south wall, head of a similar lancet has been rebuilt in north wall of organ chamber. Blocked south door is Norman with tympanum of geometric design in different coloured stone in 3 horizontal bands. Interior has late C19 furnishings and fittings, C19 panelled wooden ceiling in nave. Norman chancel arch with zigzag decoration and scallop capitals. Trefoil-head piscina with arched recess to right. Roman sculptured and inscribed stone from the Roman Wall found during C19 restoration has been rebuilt into south wall. C19 barrel-vaulted timber roof in chancel. East window stained glass of 1871 by Morris & Co., one other window of 1885 by E.R. Suffling. Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, xiii, pp252-4.

Listing NGR: NY3052256463


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Legacy System number: 71925

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Books and journals
'Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society' in Transactions Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 8, (), 252-4

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