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Latitude: 54.1263 / 54°7'34"N
Longitude: -3.1542 / 3°9'15"W
OS Eastings: 324670
OS Northings: 470664
OS Grid: SD246706
Mapcode National: GBR 6NDQ.XL
Mapcode Global: WH72J.JK72
Entry Name: Church of St Matthew
Listing Date: 25 July 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086843
English Heritage Legacy ID: 75782
Location: Aldingham, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12
District: South Lakeland
Civil Parish: Aldingham
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Dendron St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
SD 27 SW
Church of St Matthew
Parish Church. First built in 1642 by a Londoner born in the village, the Church was rebuilt in 1795 and the west tower added in 1833. Wet-dashed rubble on plinth. Graduated slate roof. West tower, 5 bay aisless church. 3-stage tower has double door in semicircular-headed surround on west face. Small semicircular-headed windows with glazing bars, to 2nd stage, semicircular-headed louvred openings to 3rd stage with crenellation above. East and west ends of 1795 building have pediments (west one partly hidden by tower). Church has single tall storey with 5 semicircular-headed windows in recesses on South side only. Band carried round at level of springing of window heads; eaves band and cornice carried round. East end has blind oculii and niches flanking small semicircular-headed central window in recess. South windows have glazing bars with interlaced heads; east window has square-leaded panes. C19 pewing and fittings to interior.
Listing NGR: SD2467070664
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