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Allerdale (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NY 28256 52853


NY 25 SE AIKTON Aikton

9/3 Church of St Andrew

11/4/67 I

Church. C12 with C13 additions, C18 and C19 alterations. Squared and coursed red sandstone rubble (many of the stones, some with diamond broaching, are from the Roman Wall); alterations in calciferous sandstone ashlar; steeply pitched graduated sandstone slate roof, chancel roof of Welsh slate. 4-bay nave with west double bellcote, south aisle and porch. 2-bay chancel with north vestry. End walls of nave are C12 with north wall of 1869, C13 aisle; C19 gabled porch, C13 pointed-arch entrance. North wall has Cl9 lancet windows; 2-light windows in aisle are 1869; one blocked original window in west wall. End wall of chancel is partly C12 with wall raised in height and side walls rebuilt, dated over priest's door 1732. C18 2-light east window. C19 gabled vestry has C13 lancet window inside. Interior; C15 open timber roof of 4 kingpost trusses with side struts. Norman chancel arch with scallop capitals. 4-bay aisle arcade of pointed arches on octagonal columns, east and west reponds on moulded corbels. Trefoil piscina in aisle and C14 pedestal font, square bowl with trefoil and plain rounded decorations. Medieval graveslab in porch.

Listing NGR: NY2825752854


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 24 Jan 2004
Reference: IOE01/07777/30
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