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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkandrews, Cumbria

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Latitude: 55.0386 / 55°2'19"N

Longitude: -2.9543 / 2°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 339110

OS Northings: 571982

OS Grid: NY391719

Mapcode National: GBR 7BT5.6L

Mapcode Global: WH7Z9.LMD5

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78153

Location: Kirkandrews, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Kirkandrews

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Kirkandrews-on-Esk St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 37 SE KIRKANDREWS KIRKANDREWS ON ESK

14/70 Church of St Andrew

1.4.57 II*

Church. Dated 1776, on medieval site, restored 1893. Red sandstone ashlar
walls on plinth, string courses and dentilled triangular gable pediments;
graduated slate roof with coped gables. 3-bay nave/chancel aligned on a
north-south axis, with south bellcote tower; Italian style. South entrance has
3-panel double doors and round-head radial fanlight; engaged Tuscan columns with
triangular moulded pediment. Flanking round-headed windows, square-windows
above. Square tower has sundial dated 1918 replacing clock, with commemorative
inscription, corresponding round recesses to other faces; surmounted by lead
domed cupola on open columns and moulded entablature; weather vane has cut
lettering R.G. 1635 and F.G. 1951 (former church, rebuilt by Sir Richard Graham
1635-37 and repaired by Sir Fergus Graham 1951, hence the initials and dates).
Nave has large round-headed windows in recessed round arches; tripartite north
window; dentilled pediment carried round as cornice. Interior; C18 wooden
panelled walls and panelled plaster ceiling; rood screen, supported on Corinthian
fluted columns, and reredos are by Temple Moore. Organ cases flank chancel arch.


Listing NGR: NY3911071982

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