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Church of St Bridget

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponsonby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76365

Location: Ponsonby, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Ponsonby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Beckermet St Bridget

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

ST BRIDGET BECKERMET A595
NY 00 NW
(north side)
Calderbridge
3/65 Church of St Bridget
GV
II
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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