CHRIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1144619
Date first listed:
19-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, CRIFFEL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, CRIFFEL STREET

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
Silloth-on-Solway
National Grid Reference:
NY 11038 53700

Details

NY 15 SW SILLOTH CRIFFEL STREET (East side) Silloth

5/40 Christ Church

G.V. II

Parish Church. 1870-1 by Cory & Ferguson. Large split grey granite boulders (brought as ballast in ships from Ireland) on chamfered plinth; string courses, quoins and dressings of limestone. Welsh slate roof with bands of greenslate; decorative ridge tiles, coped gables and cross finials. North-east, south-west alignment. 3-storey west tower/porch with broach spire, 5-bay nave and aisles with transepts, semicircular apse. Tower has pointed entrance arch of 3 orders on granite shaft columns. First floor quatrefoil openings; 2-light pointed openings above, that to west filled by clockface. Spire with small lucarnes. Nave has 2-light aisle windows, clerestory rose windows in pointed recesses. Tall lancet apse windows. Interior: all walls with decorative brickwork in red and yellow bands. 5-bay aisles of stone columns with uncarved capitals, pointed brick arches. Late C19 furnishings and fittings. Late C19 stained glass in ritual west and east windows.

Listing NGR: NY1103853700

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
71991
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.

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