CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1144492

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1951

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale (District Authority)

Parish: Workington

National Grid Reference: NX 99734 28956

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History

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Details

NX 0028 WORKINGTON WORKINGTON

5/80 Church of St Michael

6.6.51 II*

Parish Church. C12 tower, nave rebuilt in 1770 and after a fire in 1888 by Bassett Smith and James Howes. Hammer-dressed pink and calciferous sandstone, the rebuilding of similar material but with red sandstone quoins, string course and battlemented parapet with crocketed finials, all on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. West 3-storey tower with 9-bay nave and aisles; single-bay chancel with north vestry. Tower base is C12 with upper storeys of 1770. Elliptical-arched west doorway under Perpendicular- style overlight. Painted west clock face with Roman numerals under Perpendicular- style bell openings. Nave and aisles are wholly 1888 with traceried 2- and 3-light windows on 2 levels. Chancel has large traceried east window. Single- storey polygonal vestry. Interior of tower/porch has medieval pedestal font with octagonal carved bowl. C12 tower arch has broach-stopped hollow chamfer. Built-in C12 cushion capital, medieval slab and cross fragments. Various C19 wall plaques. Interior of nave has barrel roof with braces. 4-bay aisles. C19 gallery. Variety of late C19 and early C20 stained glass. Side chapel has carved and painted reredos 1933. Chancel has C19 piscina and sedilia. Effigies of Sir Christopher Curwen and his wife, 1450, on tomb base with heraldic side panels.

Listing NGR: NX9973428956

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