CHURCH OF ST MUNGO

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1144506
Date first listed:
03-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MUNGO, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MUNGO, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
Dearham
National Grid Reference:
NY 07247 36389

Details

NY 03 NE DEARHAM CHURCH STREET (North side) Dearham

2/10 Church of St Mungo 3.3.67 I

Parish Church. Late C12 with C13 additions and north aisle 1882 by C.J. Ferguson. Mixed St Bees and red hammer-dressed sandstone. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. Square west 3-storey tower may have been fortified; 3-bay nave with 6-bay aisle and south porch; 2-bay chancel. Tower has 2-light west window and 2-light bell openings, but all other windows are small. Nave has C19 2-light south windows. Porch has pointed arch under trefoil niche; south door is C12 with carved capitals and round-moulded arch. Various medieval grave slab fragments built into east wall of porch. Aisle has 2- and 3-light C19 windows. Chancel has priest's doorway and 2 original south windows; small original east window. Interior of tower base is tunnel-vaulted with segmental arch opening into nave. 4-bay aisle of pointed arches on hexagonal columns. C12 font appears to have been a cushion capital, carved with dragons and symmetrical designs in scrolled panels. Medieval grave slabs, 3 built into the aisle wall, and a free-standing Celtic wheel-head cross. North wall of chancel has the internal remains of an original window. Roof, furnishings and fittings all 1882. C19 stained glass in east window only.

Listing NGR: NY0724536395

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
72229
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Sep 2007
Reference: IOE01/16547/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoffrey Cole. Source Historic England Archive
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