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Upper Denton Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Upper Denton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9827 / 54°58'57"N

Longitude: -2.6022 / 2°36'7"W

OS Eastings: 361560

OS Northings: 565514

OS Grid: NY615655

Mapcode National: GBR BB8T.FM

Mapcode Global: WH910.004Z

Entry Name: Upper Denton Church

Listing Date: 1 April 1957

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78081

Location: Upper Denton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA8

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Civil Parish: Upper Denton

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Gilsland St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


1/90 Upper Denton Church

1.4.57 II*

Redundant Church. Probably early C12, with alterations dated 1881 on lead -
rainwater heads. Calciferous sandstone squared coursed rubble from the nearby
Roman Wall, large flush quoins; stone slate roof with coped gables and
kneelers. 2-bay nave and single-bay chancel. Nave has west bellcote, rebuilt
with west wall in C18. Entrance in south wall, has plank door and shouldered
lintel; corresponding filled north door. One original lancet window in north
wall, with 1 & 3-light windows with trefoil heads of 1881. Chancel east window of
1881 has trefoil head and earlier window in south wall. Interior fittings
removed when declared redundant in the late 1970s. Chancel arch is Roman,
reputedly to have come from the nearby Roman Fort, Birdoswald.

Listing NGR: NY6156065514

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