Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1157868

Date first listed: 16-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle (District Authority)

Parish: Walton

National Grid Reference: NY 52216 64490



10/175 Church of St Mary

G.V. II*

Church. 1869-70, by Paley of Lancaster, (on site of medieval church, rebuilt 1811 and extended 1843). Hammer dressed red sandstone, with ashlar chamfered plinth, quoins and string courses; graduated slate roof with coped gables, cross finial and decorative ridge tiles. North-west square tower porch of 3 storeys; 4-bay nave with north aisle; 3-bay chancel. Tower: north entrance has pointed arch and plank door; pointed bell openings with engaged column surround, have louvred vents; pyramidal spire, projecting stair tower to west wall. Nave: steeply pitched roof to north, with projecting eaves, covers north aisle with small 2 light pointed lancets; south wall has large pointed lancets; 2 large pointed lancets and rose window to west end. Chancel has triple lancet east window with hood mould and quatrefoil window above. Interior: vaulted pine roof to nave and vestry, supported by king posts, each with 4 curved struts. Pews and other furnishings are late C19 or early C20. C10 or C11 free standing cross fragment at base of C19 font. White marble wall plaques are all early C19 from the earlier church. Altar frieze is in coloured mosaic in flowing leafy design of 1880's with alabaster surround. Brass plaques set in floor inside altar rail are of 1821-1865 commemorating members of the Johnson family of Walton House (Castlesteads).

Listing NGR: NY5221664490


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

Legacy System number: 77966

Legacy System: LBS

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