CHURCH OF ST KENTIGERN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1234861
Date first listed:
11-Apr-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST KENTIGERN, KING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST KENTIGERN, KING STREET

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
Aspatria
National Grid Reference:
NY 14710 41916

Details

NY 14 SW ASPATRIA KING STREET Aspatria

7/17 Church of St Kentigern

11.4.67 II* Parish church. 1846-8 by Travis & Mangnell, built on the site of and incorporating features from a Norman church. Dressed red sandstone,with angle buttresses and eaves modillions, on chamfered plinth. Graduated greenslate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 6-bay nave with aisles; square 3-storey west tower with south porch and north vestry; 3-bay chancel has south memorial chapel. Tower has Norman style west doorway under 2-light windows on 2 levels and south clockface. Nave has 2-light aisle windows under quatrefoil clerestory windows. Chancel has 2-light windows and 3-light east window under carved oval panel inscribed to St Kentigern in Latin. Interior has Norman-style tower arch and original zigzag Norman arch from porch reused for vestry doorway. Nave has Early English style arcades on alternate round and polygonal columns. Set at west end of the nave is part of an Anglo-Danish cross shaft, along with other contemporary fragments including a carved hog-back coffin. C13 font has square bowl on 5 shafts. Royal Arms of Queen Anne dated 1711. 1910 aisle windows are a monument to Mary Lady Lawson. C19 numbered pews. Marble wall plaque to William Lomas by P. Nixson, Carlisle, 1823. Chancel has C19 piscina and sedilia. Musgrave memorial chapel has various C18 wall plaques to members of that family of Hayton Castle.

Listing NGR: NY1471041916

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
410425
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11625/12
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