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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Pennington, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75876

Location: Pennington, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

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

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Listing Text

SD 27 NE,
16/102

PENNINGTON,
Church of St Michael

II

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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