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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: 1186860



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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Matterdale

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 74567

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NY 42 SW, 6/165



Church. 1881-84. By C. J. Ferguson. Narrow coursed slate with sandstone ashlar dressings and slate roof. Nave, west tower, and chancel with south vestry. Coped gables and quoins; lancet windows and some single-chamfered mullioned windows. Tower has north gabled porch; 2-light plate tracery west window; south stair turret under lean-to roof and west entrance with decorated lintel. 3 louvred bell openings on sill course and projecting coped parapet. 4-bay nave has paired lancets between weathered buttresses, but north side has small lancet to east and single lancet to 3rd bay; 3rd bay to south has triple lancets. Chancel has sill course and angle buttresses; gable cross; 3 stepped lancets to east, with vesica above; single and paired lancets to north; south vestry under catslide roofs; mullioned window, and east entrance under decorated lintel; lancet to east.

INTERIOR crown post roof with ashlaring. Tower arch has half-glazed timber screen with Jacobean detail and C20 doors. Tower has inserted C20 service area; good late C19 stained glass to west window and small south light. Georgian royal arms and Lord's Prayer and Creed board. Nave has coronate and wall sconces. Wall memorials from earlier (?C16) church include Castlehow family brass dated 1562 and John and Jane Dobson (died 1742 and 1743), cartouche with scrolls, cherubs etc. Basin font of polished granite with etched decoration. Chancel arch on short corbelled responds. Lectern on tripod. Pulpit and stalls with Jacobean detail. South organ loft, and sedilium in window recess. Altar rail with turned balusters. Late C19 stained glass to nave and chancel.

Listing NGR: NY4316422974

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National Grid Reference: NY 43164 22974


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