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Church of St Paul

A Grade II* Listed Building in Irton with Santon, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3916 / 54°23'29"N

Longitude: -3.4004 / 3°24'1"W

OS Eastings: 309162

OS Northings: 500470

OS Grid: NY091004

Mapcode National: GBR 4KPN.MH

Mapcode Global: WH711.QWY6

Plus Code: 9C6R9HRX+JR

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 8 September 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76247

Location: Irton with Santon, Copeland, Cumbria, CA19

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Irton with Santon

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Irton St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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G.V. II*

Parish church. Rebuilt on site of earlier church 1857 by Miles Thompson of
Kendal; vestry on north side added in 1866, rebuilt 1872 when chancel extended
by William White of London. Pebble-dashed, with dressed stone details, on
chamfered plinth; chamfered eaves band on corbels; stepped buttressing.
Graduated slate roofs with terra-cotta ridge tiles; stone copings and kneelers
with apex crosses. 4-bay nave with west tower, 3-bay chancel, and adjoining
vestry. Plank door with pointed head in gabled north porch; windows have
pointed heads. 3-stage west tower has taller octagonal stair turret, with
external access, at junction with nave on north side; both embattled. Interior:
Aisleless nave with double hammer-beam roof trusses; pointed tower and chancel
arches. Hammer-beam roof over altar; painted reredos. Gothick carving to choir
pews. Minton tiles throughout. Octagonal wooden pulpit with arcaded, openwork,
sides. Stone font has 4 marble shafts supporting circular bowl with evangelist
symbols carved on panels at cardinal points. Scrollwork decoration to
wrought-iron gates in tower arch. Good C19 glass including 4 panels by Morris &

Listing NGR: NY0916200470

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