This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

St Kentigern, King Street

St Kentigern, King Street, Aspatria, Cumbria CA7 3AH View on map

Grade II parish church of 1846-8 by Travis & Mangnell, built on the site of and incorporating features from a Norman church. Dressed red sandstone. Tower has Norman style west doorway. Chancel has 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. Musgrave memorial chapel has various 18th century wall plaques to members of that family of Hayton Castle.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

All year, daily 8.30am-4pm.

Directions

A595/A596 north of Cockermouth, B5301 to Aspatria. Rail: Aspatria (¼ mile). Bus: No's 300/301 (Carlisle/Wigton /Aspatria).

Parking Spaces

10

Public car park near by

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: No

WC

Yes