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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Whicham, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2326 / 54°13'57"N

Longitude: -3.3286 / 3°19'42"W

OS Eastings: 313494

OS Northings: 482696

OS Grid: SD134826

Mapcode National: GBR 5M6H.5G

Mapcode Global: WH71V.VW42

Plus Code: 9C6R6MMC+3H

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 8 September 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76376

ID on this website: 101068721

Location: St Marys Parish Church, Whicham, Cumberland, Cumbria, LA18

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Whicham

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Whicham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 18 SW
(north side)
14/76 Church of St Mary
- II
Church. Probably C12 in origin with C17 east window and 1858 transept and
restoration. Roughcast stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Single
vessel nave and chancel with north vestry and transept. Coped gables. South
elevation has 3 single-chamfered 2-light plate tracery windows; gabled porch has
elliptical-arched opening and C12 inner single-chamfered entrance, lancet to
east. Blocked pointed entrance to chancel. West 3-light traceried window;
window of 2 elliptical-headed lights to vestry under catslide roof, similar
3-light north window and entrance with sunk ogee to lintel. East gable end has
straight-headed double-chamfered mullioned window of 3 elliptical-headed lights,
probably C17. Gabled transept has quoins with 2 north lancets, return lancets.
Interior has box pews, 3 posts with arch braces to transept. Pulpit has tracery
panels with balustrade over. Good C19 stained glass. Some headstones to east

Listing NGR: SD1349482696

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