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Latitude: 54.1873 / 54°11'14"N
Longitude: -3.1311 / 3°7'51"W
OS Eastings: 326289
OS Northings: 477422
OS Grid: SD262774
Mapcode National: GBR 6NK0.YR
Mapcode Global: WH72B.W06T
Entry Name: Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 5 March 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086797
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75876
Location: Pennington, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Pennington
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Pennington St Michael and the Holy Angels
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 27 NE,
Church of St Michael
Church. 1826 incorporating re-set Norman tympanum; aspe and roof, 1926.
Stone rubble with ashlar dressings, slate roofs. 4-bay nave with west tower
and east apse. Nave has 2-light straight-headed windows with Decorated
tracery. Porch has parapet and gablet with shields, pointed entrance with
moulded arch. Inner entrance has re-set Norman tympanum with figure of
Christ with raised hands and runic inscription recording Gamel the patron
and Hubert the mason. Tower has diagonal buttresses and 2-light west window
with transom; straight-headed bell-openings with slate louvres; embattled
parapet. Lean-to vestry to north. Canted apse has high parapet with
inscription; 5-light east window has segmental-pointed head, flanking
buttresses; south gabled organ loft has 3-light window. INTERIOR has collar
and tie-beam trusses with struts. Shallow corbelled chancel arch. Oil lamps
on brackets. Octagonal font in goblet form. Tower has C19 text boards.
Octagonal pulpit to junction with organ loft. Chancel has recesses with
shouldered lintels and arcaded chancel rail. C12 fragments in porch.
Listing NGR: SD2628977422
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