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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: 1311692



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

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Whitwell and Selside

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Feb-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 75761

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SD 59 NW 6/180


Church of St Thomas


Church. 1838, tower 1894. Plastered stone, the tower of stone rubble with slobbered mortar, some roughcast and ashlar dressings; slate roof. 4-bay nave and west tower. Nave has coped east gable with kneelers and cross, diagonal buttress to south. Narrow stack to north of 3-light traceried window with single-chamfered mullions. Later lean-to outbuilding with gabled building to north end. South facade of nave has lancets with chamfered reveals. North facade has organ loft under catslide roof to east. 2 bays, with 3-light single-chamfered mullioned window with transom. Tower has bell stage over weathered band, plastered to west, top band and embattled parapet. Squat pyramidal roof with weather vane. West window of 3 round-headed lights; 4 light window to north, with weathered buttress to angle. South stair turret under lean-to roof has window of 2 round-headed lights. Gabled porch has Tudor-headed entrance and lozenge with date: 1838. 3 louvred bell-openings to each face of bell stage, but only 2 to east. Interior: Stepped round arch on corbels to tower, which has fluted beams. Partitioned-off vestry. Font of marble, of 4-lobed chalice form. Nave has boarded roof and tie beams; hat pegs to backs of pews. Enriched stall fronts and reredos; turned balusters to altar rail. Stained glass east window, the Good Shepherd, dated 1867. Older font is square, on chamfered pier, with date: 1709. Wood wall memorial to Ienet Kitchin, died 1712 aged 103, panel with entablature and apron with skull and cross bones.

Listing NGR: SD5354999209

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National Grid Reference: SD5354999209


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