CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1356113
Date first listed:
08-Sep-1967
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, A595

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, A595

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Copeland (District Authority)
Parish:
Muncaster
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SD 10392 96573

Details

SD 19 NW (INSET) MUNCASTER A595 (off South side)

18/74 (INSET) Church of St Michael & All Angels 8.9.67 G.V. I

Parish Church. C16 with later additions and alterations. Restored, and north transept added, in 1874 by Anthony Salvin. Coursed, squared rubble with quoins; embattled parapet carried on cavetto eaves. Graduated slate roofs with stone ridges and copings. Nave has gabled bellcote to west end and sanctus bell to east; chancel has corbie-stepped gable. 4-bay nave, 3-bay chancel, and north transept. Gabled south nave porch with pointed outer door and semicircular-headed inner; blocked 'devil door' on north side. Blocked south door to chancel; north door has inscription around head: ITA VIVE QUOD SUMMUM NEC METUES DIEM NEC OPTES. Multi-light stone-mullioned windows. Interior: King-post roof; pointed arches to chancel and north chapel. Old (C17?) sandstone font in corner at west end; square in plan. Octagonal stone font on marble columns at west end; dated 1860 with donor's inscription on rim and coats-of-arms to sides. Numerous memqrials to Pennington family. Fine late C19 stained glass in chancel, some by Morris & Co. to Holiday's designs.

Listing NGR: SD1039296574

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
76272
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.

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