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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Arthuret, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9997 / 54°59'58"N

Longitude: -2.9717 / 2°58'18"W

OS Eastings: 337939

OS Northings: 567666

OS Grid: NY379676

Mapcode National: GBR 7BPM.FK

Mapcode Global: WH7ZH.BL5J

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78088

Location: Arthuret, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Arthuret

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Arthuret St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


22/1 Church of St Michael


G.V. II*

Church. Dated 1609 over west entrance, built by national subscription, replacing
medieval church; tower completed c1700, restored 1868. Red and yellow dressed
sandstone, graduated green slate roofs. 3-storey tower/porch, 7-bay nave with
north and south aisles, one-bay chancel. Tower: plank door in pointed arch,
2-light mullioned openings with louvred vents; small, chamfered-surround stair
windows to left; stepped angle buttresses, string courses, battlemented parapet and
corner pinnacles; weather vane with cut lettering ST MICHAEL'S. Aisles have triple
cross-mullioned windows; smaller mullioned clerestory windows above. Aisles and
nave with battlemented parapets and finials, stepped buttresses between aisle
windows. Chancel has no side windows; replacement east window of 1868 (original
now as folly at Whoof House, Aglionby) has oval at the apex of the arch and inter-
secting tracery, stained glass by Scott of Carlisle. Interior; 7-bay arcade of
pointed arches; C17 bowl and stem font; C15 heart brass; heraldic hatchments on
3 wooden panels and marble wall plaques, all to members of the Graham family 1657-
C20. Furnishing and fittings are early C20. See, Transactions Cumberland &
Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, new series, vol lxvi, pp. 179-189.

Listing NGR: NY3793967666

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