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Church of St Giles

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8788 / 54°52'43"N

Longitude: -3.0474 / 3°2'50"W

OS Eastings: 332894

OS Northings: 554287

OS Grid: NY328542

Mapcode National: GBR 7D50.1W

Mapcode Global: WH801.5M3P

Plus Code: 9C6RVXH3+G2

Entry Name: Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78364

ID on this website: 101087417

Location: St Giles Church, Great Orton, Cumberland, Cumbria, CA5

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Orton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Great Orton St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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NY 35 SW ORTON Great Orton

7/177 Church of St Giles


Church. C12 with 1886 restoration and extension. Mixed red and yellow squared
and coursed sandstone on squared plinth (stone mostly from the Roman Wall);
graduated sandstone slate roof with coped gables and cross finials. 4-bay nave
with north porch and west open bellcote; 2-bay chancel under common roof. End 2
bays of nave are C19 extension with C19 porch. Original north door now C19
window. Narrow C19 round-headed windows. Chancel: original narrow
round-headed window and chamfered-surround square-headed window with nail-head
decoration. 3-light C19 east window. Interior: west window by Campbell, Smith
& Co., 1886 in Arts & Crafts style. Furnishings and fittings all late C19.
Fragment of Early English font and 2 medieval graveslab fragments. Bell of

Listing NGR: NY3289454287

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