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Latitude: 54.4407 / 54°26'26"N
Longitude: -3.4789 / 3°28'44"W
OS Eastings: 304181
OS Northings: 506037
OS Grid: NY041060
Mapcode National: GBR 4K42.MX
Mapcode Global: WH5ZP.JNL2
Entry Name: Church of St Bridget
Listing Date: 14 July 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086589
English Heritage Legacy ID: 76365
Location: Ponsonby, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20
Civil Parish: Ponsonby
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Beckermet St Bridget
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
ST BRIDGET BECKERMET A595
NY 00 NW
3/65 Church of St Bridget
Church. 1842. By E Sharpe. Ashlar with slate roof and tile ridge. Nave, west
tower, long transepts and short chancel with lean-to north vestry and south
organ loft. Coped gables with kneelers, corbelled eaves. Lancet windows.
3-bay nave has lancets alternating with slender buttresses. Tower has diagonal
buttresses; stopped triple lancets to north and west, lean-to porch with pointed
entrance to south, 2 louvred lancet bell openings, coped corbelled parapet and
pinnacles. Transepts have diagonal buttresses and stepped triple lancets, 2 to
west returns. Chancel has stepped triple lancets and diagonal buttresses. Long
lean-to bays have 2 stepped lancets each; jointed entrances. Interior has
braced tie beam and king post trusses. Tower arch has gallery. Candle sconces
to walls. East window by Holiday to thomas Irwin, the founder (died 1877).
Chancel north and south Commandment boards.
Listing NGR: NY0418106037
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