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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1144619



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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Silloth-on-Solway

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 71991

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5/40 Christ Church


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

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National Grid Reference: NY 11038 53700


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