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Church of St John

A Grade II* Listed Building in Waberthwaite, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3436 / 54°20'37"N

Longitude: -3.3855 / 3°23'7"W

OS Eastings: 310026

OS Northings: 495116

OS Grid: SD100951

Mapcode National: GBR 4LS6.VP

Mapcode Global: WH71F.Z20X

Entry Name: Church of St John

Listing Date: 8 September 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76290

Location: Waberthwaite, Copeland, Cumbria, LA19

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Waberthwaite

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Waberthwaite St John

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

SD 19 NW WABERTHWAITE HALL WABERTHWAITE

18/92 Church of St John

8.9.67
G.V. II*

Parish Church. Probably C13 foundation with later additions and alterations.
Wet-dashed rubble. Graduated slate roof with stone copings; gabled bellcote
added at west end in 1796. Single-cell plan. Gabled south porch (rebuilt 1825)
has internal stone benches and plank inner door. All windows multi-light,
stone-mullioned, of various dates. Interior was flagged, pewed, and ceiled in
1807. Octagonal wooden pulpit has carved decoration with initialled and dated
inscription: THE GIFT OF ABRAHAM CHAMBERS GENT. VAE MIHI SI NON VERUM PRAEDICO
S R 1630 (sic). Monolithic stone font at west end, probably medieval, is square
in plan on chamfered plinth with stop-chamfered corners. Above door is panel
showing George III coat-of-arms, dated 1778.


Listing NGR: SD1002695116

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