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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: 1159061



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74158

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NY 5614/5, 27/142

SHAP, JACKSON'S LANE (South side), Shap, Church of St Michael




Parish Church. Probably dates from C12. Later additions and alterations: C13 side aisle; 1765 chancel rebuilt; 1828 west tower rebuilt; 1898-9 extensive restoration with north vestry and chancel rebuilt and south chapel added (date stone on south side). Ashlar and snecked rubble on chamfered plinth with stepped buttresses. Graduated slate roofs with stone copings and apex crosses. West tower, nave with south aisle, chancel with south chapel and north vestry. 2-stage tower with C19 double doors in surround with 4-centred head; louvred openings to 2nd stage; parapet castellated. 4-bay nave (extended to form baptistry on south side) and 2-bay chancel. Windows mainly multi-light (some original C16); single-light window to each end of north nave elevation. Interior: South arcade of 4 semicircular arches carried between stone columns with moulded plinths and capitals. 1899 carved wooden pulpit in north-east corner of nave. Re-used C17 communion rail with turned balusters. Octagonal stone pillar font at east end of south aisle presented by Mrs Bindloss in 1880; cylindrical polished granite font at west end of south aisle presented by Shap Granite Co. in 1899. Some early C20 glass.

Listing NGR: NY5639215338

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National Grid Reference: NY 56392 15338


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