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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: 1374153



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

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dalston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78336

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NY 35 SE DALSTON THE SQUARE (North side) Dalston

8/149 Church of St Michael and all Angels


Church. C12 and C13, partly rebuilt in 1749; 1890 restoration by C.J. Ferguson. Red sandstone rubble; graduated greenslate roof with coped gables. 4-bay aisled nave, the lower part of which is C13, with double open bellcote and north porch; north and south transepts. 3-bay C13 chancel with 1890 north vestry. Nave; blocked medieval south door now forms recess under 1890 rededication inscription. Blocked C18 entrance in west wall. C19 porch incorporates, inside, an C18 font, 2 medieval graveslabs, a carved Transitional style capital and a C17 inscription stone partly covered by 1914-18 war memorial. C19 2-light windows with geometrical tracery. North transept has C19 circular window with geometrical tracery. Chancel: priest's door in pointed arch under pedimented hood. Original lancet windows and small pointed leper window. 3-light east window. Interior of nave: open timber ceiling of 1890, supported on timber columns. Continuous low stone seat along south wall is thought to be medieval. Walls panelled in 1890 with wood from the C18 box pews. South transept stained glass by Clayton and Bell, 1909. North transept organ screen by C.J. Ferguson. C19 font by R.H. Billings with carved oak cover by Sir Robert Lorimer. Chancel: rounded rere-arches to medieval windows. White marble wall plaque to Reverend Walter Fletcher 1846 by Musgrave Lewthwaite Watson.

Listing NGR: NY3694450162

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 21 August 2017.

Selected Sources

War Memorials Online, accessed 21 August 2017 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 21 August 2017 from

National Grid Reference: NY 36944 50162


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