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Allerdale (District Authority)
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NY 30526 56463


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


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: 30 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07834/19
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